The International Hospitality Management program from Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) is regarded by industry as being the best in the world. It is open to students who have successfully completed their final secondary school examinations, qualifying them for university admission.
The program is focused on personal development, and mirrors a progression in hotel hierarchy. You will start with a solid grounding in hospitality service fundamentals, followed by courses on managerial competencies, and continue on to advanced management skills. In the final year, you will consolidate everything you have learned through an external consulting mandate or an individual applied research project. You will also undertake two internships, one in operations and one in management, which will provide the real-life experience needed for a flying start to your career.
Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne is accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges in the United States
Swiss and European accreditation
Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne is the only hospitality school recognized as part of the University of Applied Sciences and Arts of Western Switzerland, which warranties the educational excellence provided by all our programs.
The goal: Acquire the basic skills that you
will need in your future role as a manager.
The goal: To further develop your leadership
and management skills and put them into
The goal: To bring together all the skills,
knowledge and experience acq
You only need to take one of these language tests:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Take IELTS test
The CAE test – or the Cambridge Advanced English – is an exam for applicants who wish to get a Certificate in Advanced English. To receive the Advanced certificate, test-takers must score between 142 and 210 on the Cambridge English: Advanced test. Read more about CAE.
Note: degree programmes and applications may require a more specific minimum score for admission.
The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).
Students from United States need a visa in order to study in the Switzerland.
Read more about visa information and requirements for this country.
Compulsory expenses (Fees in Swiss Francs)
StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
Testimonial Registration Module
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.