Executive MBA in Hospitality Administration

Our 12 month Executive MBA in Hospitality Administration builds on your previous experience to empower you with a unique combination of marketable skills for the hospitality sector.

This programme is highly personalised, and prepares participants for specific opportunities and niche markets offered by the hospitality industry. It attracts experienced professionals and novices, artists and scientists, thinkers and doers, all driven by a sense of expectancy and a desire for change. Download the Executive MBA Brochure.

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Career climber?

You see a master in hospitality as the key to moving up the ladder in your current hospitality career.

Career switcher?

You are working in a different industry and interested in switching into hospitality as a completely new area of professional activity.

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If you are an international student from outside Switzerland, you should explore funding opportunities in your home country at the same time as applying for funding in Switzerland. Contact the relevant Ministry or Department of Education, Embassy, or Commission. Additionally, some international agencies such as UNESCO, the World Bank, etc., offer scholarships.

Industry network

Faculty act as guides and mentors providing privileged contacts and top level introductions. They bring industry into the classroom and get students to participate in international conferences and other events. This hospitality-oriented career development focuses on professional and personal growth.


Career Capstone Project

The Capstone Project of the Executive MBA in Hospitality Administration is an opportunity for students to strengthen their Master degree by addressing a practical, real world challenge using the skills and knowledge they have gained throughout their programme of study, mentored by both industry professionals and academics.

Working directly with executives, Executive MBA candidates delve deeper into a subject of their interest. The Capstone Project is designed in a way that allows each candidate to dedicate a significant amount of individual time to an area important for achieving his or her goals following graduation. EHL faculty members work with candidates to design and complete projects, bringing world-class academic knowledge to bear on important business problems.

Faculty profiles

EHL professors are a very international group, coming from many different countries, with different areas of competency, they are able to create synergies and develop in-depth knowledge in domains that are essential for the Executive MBA in Hospitality Management programme.

Current EMBA student profiles

We are pleased to introduce the 2013-2014 student profiles.

"Our Executive MBA Programme provides hospitality-minded individuals with a broad business education steeped in the Swiss tradition of multiculturalism and open-mindedness. I invite you to consider joining the Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne family and its tradition of excellence in service."

Charles Thomas, Ph.D, CMA, CPA, Programme Director Executive MBA in Hospitality Administration (EMBA).

Please visit our application page for upcoming application dates and deadlines.