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Lausanne Hotel School:
Located in Lausanne, a beautiful city which lies on Lake Geneva in Western Switzerland, The Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) is a leading hospitality school which is part of the University of Applied Sciences of Western Switzerland. EHL is an international, bilingual school that offers hotel management and hospitality programmes in both English and French. It provides the solid management education of a top business school while basing its programmes on its own unique educational philosophy: hospitality management as both a science and an art.

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Accreditation:

Our programmes are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Our Mission:
In partnership with the Swiss and international hospitality industry, the world’s first hotel school prepares the leaders of tomorrow. Our philosophy of learning, combining experience and discovery, leads to the mastery of the arts and sciences of hospitality management.

About Us:
Founded a hundred and fifteen years ago, the school has never ceased to grow and innovate. During this time, the hospitality industry too has greatly evolved. It is now the fastest-growing economic sector in the world and is reaching out into many new business areas. In response to these rapid changes, EHL continually evaluates and updates its programmes. We are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

Educational Approach:

All EHL programmes strike a careful balance between the science and art of hospitality management. We believe that the best education for a career in hospitality is one that offers the opportunity to develop specific hospitality skills while providing a solid, broad-based business education through our different hotel management courses. Our hospitality MBA, our Bachelor in international hospitality management, and our BTECH hospitality diploma all combine two different yet complementary sets of skills:

Photo of Hotel / Hospitality Management School in Switzerland * The hard financial and business knowledge and skills needed for effective hospitality and tourism management. 

* The practical and professional experience which are part of the tradition of excellence in Swiss hotel management schools.

Courses / Programs:

- 4-year Bachelor of Science in Hospitality
- 2-year Hotel Management Diploma
- 14-month Master in Hospitality

Programmes are offered in English and French. All EHL programmes strike a careful balance between the science and art of hospitality management. Students learn the hard financial and business aspects of hotel management as well as practical and professional experience.

10 Reasons to Study at the Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne:

You won’t find any other university like the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. It’s an exciting place that prepares you for an exciting career in countries all over the world.

1. Careers
2. Recognized degrees
3. An international community
4. Choose your language
5. Art or science
6. Internships
7. Faculty
8. Campus
9. Alumni
10. EHL: vive la différence

Accommodation:

There are 300 single or double studios on campus where most students choose to live during their first year of studies. A group of older students act as mentors and are present around the clock for help and advice and to facilitate your entry into student life. After your first year of studies, you may prefer to share a flat or house with other students; there is plenty of rented accommodation available nearby, in or around Lausanne.

Student Activities:

EHL offers more than 20 student-run committees - each with a special focus - from helping those in need, to promoting school to organizing events. There is something for everyone - outdoor enthusiasts, art and wine connaisseurs, writers, photographers, dancers, and much more.

You’ll find that EHL students mostly just want to be on their feet doing something! Campus life gives them the opportunity to test-drive what they learn in class; and in return, student activities feed back into their hospitality management courses. Through these events and activities, you can develop your own management style and try out your leadership skills.

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Address: Le Chalet-à-Gobet, Lausanne, Switzerland
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