EHL – École Hôtelière de Lausanne

Le Chalet-à-Gobet, Route de Cojonnex 18, 1000 Lausanne 25, Switzerland

More about EHL – École Hôtelière de Lausanne

EHL was founded in 1893 as the world’s first hotel school, in Switzerland. It is the pioneer of hospitality education.

EHL is recognized by industry leaders and recruiters for its graduates, who form a global network of 30,000 professionals working in 150 different countries. Nearly 50% of EHL alumni work in sectors outside of hospitality, F&B and tourism; 20% start their own business, and 50% are CEOs, owners, and executive managers.[2]

As a university, EHL prepares students to lead and launch businesses with:

  • Immersive learning: hands-on courses, internships and industry exposure
  • Applied academic rigor, research and real-world consulting projects
  • Innovation and entrepreneurship workshops and resources
  • Developing transferrable soft skills and strategic business expertise

As a school of life, EHL offers a well-rounded student life experience:

  • Global diversity with 3,200 students from 120 different countries
  • Two Swiss campuses in the heart of Europe
  • Singapore campus for a gateway to Asia with study abroad options
  • Wide variety of sports, committees, activities, and excursions

EHL campuses

Lausanne, Switzerland

EHL’s Lausanne campus offers a dynamic business university setting with a wide variety of food outlets, including a Michelin-starred restaurant and gourmet boutique. Lausanne, gives students access to a world-class city, easy travel around Europe and outdoor sports on Lake Geneva and in the Swiss Alps.

Passugg, Switzerland

EHL’s Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality, in Passugg, offers a mountain-resort style campus with convenient accommodation and variety of innovative F&B outlets. Located near the historical city of Chur, students have access to everything they need, and they can explore a region famous for outdoor sports, alpine tourism and luxury hospitality.


Located in a century-old mansion and urban oasis near the city center, EHL’s newly renovated campus in Singapore offers students a gateway to Asia. In this location, students can experience Singpore’s big city vibes, refined hospitality and food trends, and innovative technology while exploring other regions and countries, for a broad cultural experience.  

List of Degrees & Courses available at EHL


  • Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management
  • Swiss Professional Degree in Hotel & Restaurant Management (HF)

Master’s & MBA

  • Master (MSc) in Global Hospitality Business
  • Master (MSc) in Wine & Hospitality
  • MBA in Hospitality (80% Online)
  • Hospitality Executive MBA (in China, with CEIBS)

Short Courses

  • Online Hotel Management Courses
  • Culinary & Restaurant Management Certificate
  • EHL Academy (Pre-University Program)