École hôtelière de Lausanne
Route de Cojonnex 18,
1000 Lausanne,
T +41 21 785 11 11



Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne offers a wide range of programs for students and industry professionals. Whether you want to gain more expertise before launching your career, or climb even higher within your company, we have a program for you. EHL boasts the highest graduate employment rate in hospitality education.



EHL is consistently ranking among the best hospitality management schools in the world, our bachelor program prepares students to take on management and strategic roles in

the hotel and travel industries as well as global careers in luxury, finance, retail, and all other sectors where customer relationship is key. The Bachelor degree is a 4 year program including a full semester of applied learning and 2 internships.



Our international master’s program is a 16-month full-time curriculum that combines theory and practice, giving you a holistic perspective on the hospitality business. Seminars bring you important insights from the front lines, immersion periods let you explore new professional and personal horizons, and a hands-on business project offers a chance to apply your knowledge. Study in three cities on three continents: Lausanne (Switzerland), Hong Kong, and Houston (USA).



As a Student in our full-time, on-campus Executive MBA in Hospitality Administration (EMBA) program, you’ll gain the solid financial and management skills you need to be a leader in any hospitality-related business. The EMBA comprises seven modules over one academic year of accelerated study.


OurMBA in Hospitality is designed for working professionals. 80% of the program is taught online, so you can study anytime, anywhere, without leaving your job. The face-to-face sessions allow you to meet your peers and industry experts. Based on the latest developments in the world of hospitality, the program combines contemporary theories with practical strategies that you can apply immediately at work.

With 25’000 alumni around the world, EHL offers the most dynamic professional network in the industry

Our Alumni Are Saying…

“EHL is Swiss excellence with a global reach.” —Markus Marty (EHL 2008), Founder & Creative Director at ‘make it nice’

“What is special about EHL compared with other schools is without doubt the alumni network and the spirit of the school. Furthermore, we had great teachers with practical industry know-how.” —Chantal Cartier (EHL 2006), Head of Hotel Cooperations, Switzerland Tourism

“EHL gives you the best professional preparation, as it is a mix of theory and practice.” —Pascal Riesen (EHL 1989), VP Knowledge Innovation Flavors at Firmenich

« EHL opened my mind to a world full of opportunities to start my career. My first job after school was with a hotel and restaurant consulting group. Something that I had never thought about before. » – André Hüsler (EHL 1990), CEO at Saviva

And Companies who come to recruit our students:

“We see EHL as a credible and valued talent source for our company.” Mandarin Oriental

“EHL students have just the sort of team spirit and professionalism that we like.” Price Waterhouse Coopers.