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About GATE


Global Academy of Tourism and Hospitality Education (GATE) is one of Nepal’s leading hospitality colleges. Located in Mandikhatar, Kathmandu, it is the first college in Asia to provide a Swiss degree. GATE is also the first academy in Nepal to win an international award at the World Hospitality Award, Most innovative training program in 2011.

The Beginning

Global Academy of Tourism and Hospitality Education (GATE) was started in May 2007 and has since been a pioneer exploring, developing, providing and enhancing the Hospitality & Tourism Education in Nepal. Since its humble beginnings, GATE has been serving the society and the people by providing various academic, skill based, vocational (short/long) courses as well  in the coordination with CTEVT Nepal & the Australian Government recognised course: SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery delivered in partnership with TAFE NSW (RTO 90003).

Our Focus

GATE is committed to impart the knowledge with an emphasis on both practical and theoretical learning to help the students to manage, develop and promote tourism and hospitality industry. GATE is global in its outlook, hence, understands and values the local need while assuring the quality of disciplined work culture. Adopting a Swiss study model and Swiss applied education concepts, GATE’s internationally accepted program has time-tested advantages for the students in Nepal. GATE’s academic program is articulated and accredited by the HotellerieSuisse, (SHA), the educational standards are crafted by University of Zurich which corresponds to European Qualification Framework (EQF): Level 6. According to the European Qualification Framework (EQF), level 6 is on the same level as the Bachelor Degree and the same has an equivalency by “Tribhuwan University” Nepal’s largest and historic National University. SHA has their partner institutions in Switzerland, China, Australia, and Nepal.

Mission and Vision

Our Vision: To create a world-class platform for education and careers in hospitality and tourism to make all GATE graduates highly qualified and sought after in today’s extremely competitive job market.

Our Mission: To care for the learning and career needs of our most valuable assets (our students) while helping them realize their true potential. To create an admirable, world-class base with the help of our colleagues, educators and shareholders with special focus on respect, integrity and passion.

Our Core Values: Wisdom, Service, Potential, Respect


The vocational courses of GATE operate under the CTEVT Nepal and TAFE NSW (RTO 90003). SIT30816 Certificate III in Commercial Cookery is a widely recognised and highly regarded course accredited by the Australian Government.  The opportunity to complete this qualification through TAFE NSW (RTO 90003) RPL is one of the key benefits of joining GATE, along with affordable pricing and optimum exposure to work.