Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL)

EHL is a leading university that provides learning solutions for enthusiastic, talented and ambitious students from 106 different countries. With undergraduate, graduate and certificate programs, EHL offers its students a range of on-campus and online education opportunities at different stages of their professional journey.

Top reasons to study here

  • EHL is regularly recognized as the best hotel management school in the world with the highest graduate employment rates in the industry.
  • It has created and inspired a unique professional community of over 25,000 hospitality managers, united by the values and the legacy of EHL.
  • We are the best in the world at what we do. Explore our programs in hospitality studies, our distinctive philosophy, and our impressive facilities.

Bachelor's programmes

Hospitality, Leisure & Sports (1)



Since 1893, our Swiss hotel management school has offered groundbreaking training to prepare our students for global hospitality management careers.


EHL is widely renowned as the best hotel management school in the world. We offer unique university-level programs that combine art and science, preparing our students for a wide variety of hospitality management careers across the globe.


The Lausanne Hospitality Research Center aims to reinforce EHL’s position as a thought leader in the global hospitality industry, by publishing, distributing and aggregating cutting-edge and thought-provoking content sourced from industry experts, both in business or academia.


Whether you want to further your existing career or switch to another, the hospitality industry offers a wide range of exciting job opportunities. Although many people immediately think about hotel work when they hear the word “hospitality,” individuals seeking management positions in the field can choose among a number of viable employment sectors including travel and tourism, casino management, and various food and beverage industries.


Student services

We believe in providing our Swiss hospitality school students with a well-rounded education. To this end, we provide students with many sports, cultural and events opportunities on campus.

Housing services

We offer a variety of campus housing options and student accommodations to support the needs of our Swiss hospitality school community. Explore the services offered to all EHL students and how we accommodate the on-campus housing needs of our students.

Library services

Opening hours (reading rooms and loan):

  • Monday to Thursday 08:30 - 21:00
  • Friday 08:30 - 20:00
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday 14:00 - 20:00

Student Life

Campus life

We offer different services :

  • Reception : stamps, taxi service, a cash dispenser, phone cards, EHL souvenirs, etc...
  • Service Centre, the only place for all your requests and administrative formalities
  • A cleaning service is available on campus
  • IT service desk, for your IT and printing issues

Sports facilities

The school offers a large range of sport on and off campus. Off campus, more than 13 teams are competing every week in 9 various disciplines. On campus, students have more than 14 disciplines available in addition to a health and fitness program they can enjoy. Skiing, snowboarding and sailing is also available in the area of Lausanne.

Student clubs

There are numerous cultural committees at EHL, allowing students to express or develop their artistic and cultural abilities: art, drama, music, photography, wine tasting, gastronomy, languages, religions, journalism and the publication of Yearbooks.


The 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. This accreditation guarantees that our school meets the most stringent international higher education standards. It also simplifies the transfer of course credits and recognition of qualifications obtained by American institutions.