Vatel is a Business School dedicated to the Hospitality industry and has been awarded the Best Hospitality Management School in the world. Vatel trains operational managers and senior executives in the International Hotel and Tourism Management industries.

  • 122104_rsz_121985_meilleure-ecole-hoteliere.jpgVatel’s mission: Preparing the next generation to build their own future in the international tourism and hospitality industry.
  • Vatel’s goal: The success of its students.
  • The Vatel Spirit: Values for life.

Vatel Nimes, 14,000 square meters for Hotel Management Courses and Practical Training

Vatel Nimes is the Vatel Group’s Main Campus and is the largest Vatel School, with its own 4* Hotel, spa, and student residence, all on campus. Complete and comprehensive courses, which appeal to young adults from the entire world: 45 different nationalities of students on-site, who take Vatel courses either in French or in English.

Large Venues for Theoretical Courses

So its 900 students can learn and study comfortably, Vatel Nimes has:

  • 17 classrooms
  • 1 amphitheater with audio and video equipment, seating 100
  • 2 IT rooms


A Four-star Hotel for Hands-on Training in Hospitality

One week at the brand-new front desk, another one in one of our restaurants, then another one in the rooms division: the Nimes Vatel **** Hotel lets its students gain experience in different departments:

  • 42 rooms and 4 suites
  • A gourmet restaurant
  • A brasserie
  • Flexible function rooms from 50 to 180 m2
  • Two application kitchens
  • A pastry kitchen
  • A Spa

In addition, the Vatel Gourmet Les Halles shop allows students to discover how a catering boutique operates.

A Residence with 200 Rooms and Leisure Activities

The 200 rooms in the student residence are all individual, equipped and connected, and located near the school and the Vatel Hotel & Spa. Students can access the hotel’s fitness area that includes a pool, a jacuzzi, exercise machines, and a sunroom, with a membership that gives them preferential rates.

Programmes taught in:
  • English (US)

This school also offers:


Vatel Nimes

With the Bachelor in International Hotel Management, you are qualified to hold operational management positions in the international hotel and tourism industries. ... [+]

With the Bachelor in International Hotel Management, you are qualified to hold operational management positions in the international hotel and tourism industries. During these 3 years of schooling, Vatel students:

acquire professional, legal, economic and fundamental linguistic knowledge for their field; learn managerial techniques and team-leading skills.

These future managers in the international hospitality industry tackle concrete and operational professional realities throughout the curriculum:

They have real clients in Vatel’s restaurants and application hotels. During their practical application weeks, older students manage younger ones: they all work together in real management conditions. They perfect their skills in their internships. Their courses are given by professors as well as professionals in the hospitality and tourism industries. ... [-]
France Nîmes
September 2020
English (US)
Full time
3 years
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