The SBU Diploma Courses are available in German and French.
The courses are set on 4 full days and finish with the exam for the official SBU-Diploma.

Swiss Barkeeper Union is the official Association for barkeepers in Switzerland since 1927 and is part and founder-member of IBA International Bar Association as part of 60 official national bartenders guilds in the world. Our course is dedicated to bartenders (professional and beginners) who wish to obtain a large covered information of knowledge and practice about professional barkeeping.

The first objective of SBU Diploma Courses is to pass a solid base competence for your job as a bartender.

The second one is the opportunity to get a free-pass to the annual Official Swiss Cocktail Championships, competing in the category “Active”. Only active competitors are competing for the title “Official Swiss Cocktail Champion”.


SBU Diploma Course DE | Programm
SBU Diploma Course FR | Programme


Next Dates

– SBU Diploma Course DE: 9/16/17/23/24 September in der Atelier Classic Bar, Thun von 9:00 – 17:00 (ausser Sept, 17 und 24 von 9:00-13:00)

– SBU Diploma Course FR: 14/15/28/29 octobre au Bar Le Comptoir, Lausanne de 9:00 – 17:00


Daniel Selchow
Education & Training
+41 (0)76 540 40 88

Profiseminar IBA-Master of Bartending, Wine & Spirits (in German)

Ab 2019 ist die Swiss Barkeeper Union neuer Kooperationspartner der Barschule Rostock.
Seit einigen Jahren bereits führt die Barschule Rostock, 1. Staatlich anerkannte Barschule Deutschlands, diese Profiseminare durch.

Hier geht es zum Programm.

Die Daten der Kurse 2019 werden im Oktober 2018 bekanntgegeben.

Die SBU freut sich sehr über diese neue internationale Zusammenarbeit und die Vorteile, die dadurch ihren Mitgliedern entstehen.