Education for a better future

As the world’s leading hospitality business school, we take seriously our responsibility to embed an environmentally and socially sustainable ethos in all that we do - from teaching to research, on our campuses, and throughout our operations.

We train young individuals to become responsible professionals and citizens, creative and pragmatic problem solvers, inclusive leaders, tolerant humanists, and life-long learners.

Our Vision

We bring together the best in hospitality practice, management education, and research.

Our Mission

We bring together academia and hospitality to create the higher education of action-driven individuals and develop insightful thinking together with innovative practices in the international service industry.

Our Values

As an ambassador of the Swiss hospitality tradition, EHL draws on the essence of "hospitality know-how", blending it with the latest management education tools and techniques. Our aim is develop future leaders who are equally knowledgeable about the past and focused on the future. Today, three steadfast values inspire our daily activities:


Behavior: We continuously strive.
Statement: We lead the pack.


Behavior: We stand united.
Statement: So much more than a secret handshake.


Behavior: We are ever-curious.
Statement: Because you'll never know it all.

EHL Values in Action

Our values are not just idealistic notions, we make them a way of life at EHL. Through campus-based initiatives and a real-world, applied Sustainability strategy, we’re taking a tangible approach to caring for our people, and teaching them to care for others, as our way to contribute to a better world.
EHL Tempo

Our Leadership Principles & Behaviors

Transparency, Experimentation, Collaboration, Care, Accountability

"Shaping the EHL Culture means using our Tempo leadership principles to impact our career path, the way we hire, the way we promote people.  To have these principles in place is of utmost importance."

- Markus Venzin, CEO, EHL Group