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EHL Campus Lausanne

Designed by students, for students, EHL Campus Lausanne reinvents the university life experience by balancing academics and innovation with fine dining and great leisure activities.

The eco-friendly site creates a sense of harmony with the natural environment and openness to the local community. It facilitates spontaneous interactions between students, professors, and visitors from many backgrounds.

Key Facts

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~3,000

Students Enrolled

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~120

Student Nationalities
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532

Students Living on Campus
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12

Food & Beverage Outlets

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30

Student Commitees
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30

Sports On-site

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Inauguration of the New Campus

EHL is proudly inaugurating the new Campus Lausanne on Friday 8 July 2022.

Food & Beverage Outlets

Your taste buds are going to love it here!

Our campus features culinary delights from around the world prepared by students and award-winning chefs. From a quick bite to eat between classes to after-work cocktails, or a business lunch, you will find the perfect meal for any occasion.

Food Court

A free-flow restaurant with eight stations serving cuisine from around the world including Asian, vegan, grill, a cold dish, trattoria, starters, and pastries.  

Finger Food

Quick meals for busy students including homemade burgers, paninis, and tacos. 

Grab N’ Go

Take away sandwiches, bento boxes, salads, and more. 

NoriNori

Sushi restaurant serving sustainably-caught sushi and other Japanese cuisine.

Bar M

One of the most popular bars serving coffee in the mornings and after lunch, and cocktails in the evening.

Lounge Bar

Comfortable cocktail bar with a wide selection of drinks

Shadwood

Fast-casual dining serving 100% plant-based offerings.

Bar Passerelle

Serving fresh juices, smoothies, iced coffee, etc. 

The Gourmet Boutique

A shop offering fresh-baked bread and pastries, desserts, and fine foods.

Restaurants open to public:

While guests can eat in any restaurant on campus, these are the outlets that cater best to the general public. Free parking is available on campus and reservations are advised.

 

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Le Berceau des Sens

EHL’s signature Michelin Starred fine dining restaurant.

For reservations and to see the menu:

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Le Montreux Jazz Café (MJC)

Soon open to the public.
More details coming soon. 
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1893

A retro-modern brasserie serving traditional French cuisine using fresh local and seasonal produce.

Soon open to the public.
More details coming soon. 

 

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A Haven for Sports & Leisure

In line with the “work hard, play hard” philosophy of the EHL Family, this campus makes it easy to stay active and practice a wide variety of sports, or just have fun and relax. The location is great for outdoor adventures, it’s close to the ski slopes and Lake Geneva, and the sports facilities are state-of-the-art, with the new Sports Center offering 30 different sports.
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A Place to Feel At Home

EHL Campus Lausanne offers a wide variety of top-notch student accommodation options including single and double rooms and student apartment buildings for shared living arrangements.  Find out more about the types of rooms and buildings available on campus with 360° virtual tours on the following page.
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A Campus Designed by Students, for Students

Our new eco-friendly campus extension was designed "by students, for students" to incorporate social design and use the natural campus environment for maximum inspiration. Initiated with crowd-sourcing, the project called for proposals from architectural schools all over the world.

Practical Learning Facilities

This campus offers state-of-the-art practical learning areas for you to explore the art of hospitality and get hands-on experience with every function of a hotel and restaurant. The practical learning courses are highly visible, allowing students and visitors to see the learning process in action and be immersed in a five-star hospitality setting.

  • 12 Kitchens = 12 Classrooms: Every kitchen in the school is also a learning environment. 
  • See-Through Kitchens: A demonstration kitchen, pastry kitchen, and catering kitchen are on display, offering everyone a good view of the tools and techniques used in the industry.
  • R&D Kitchen: Does not serve customers, allowing students to experiment and innovate their own dishes
  • Peter Michael Wine Laboratory: For wine tasting and the study of wine-making methods and qualities
  • Berceau des Sens, our Michelin-starred restaurant, for fine-dining service and culinary arts
  • Instructional Garden & Orchard to show students how seasonal produce is cultivated and used
  • Innovation Village Food Lab: 400m 2 of space to test and develop new food concepts
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A Learning Environment Without Barriers

One of the most surprising features of the new campus extension is the absence of many walls. From the entrance, you can see from end to end, and the 2,600m-long ‘Verrière’ section (opening in September 2022) connects the old campus to the new campus. This wide-open space encourages students, faculty, and visitors to be open-minded and ‘think outside of the box’ in an environment where living, learning and having fun all blends together.

Auditorium: This multimedia auditorium has a seating capacity of 220, which can be increased to 300. Named after the school's founder, Jacques Tschumi, it is used for conferences, seminars, lectures and external events.

Aula: This event hall has a seating capacity of 270 to 500. It is used for graduation ceremonies, student events and gala dinners for external clients.

Classrooms: The Lausanne campus has more than 50 classrooms, all conveniently located in N building and wheelchair accessible.

Library: The library is able to accommodate 260 students over an area of 900 m²; it houses around 34,000 books and provides access to over 100 databases containing more than 103,000 full text documents. It is part of the Network of Libraries and Information Centers in Switzerland (NEBIS). NEBIS provides access to around 10.5 mio documents.

Study Rooms & Areas: Rooms are available for study and meetings in N Building, and “Meet & Retreat” areas in M Building. Students also often work in the Food Court and Hall N outside of meal hours. The Study Rooms can be reserved using Outlook, for 4 hours maximum.

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A Big Campus with a Small Footprint

EHL is on a journey towards sustainability and our new campus aims to integrate sustainable living concepts throughout the campus experience. We aim for and maintain the highest standards possible for sustainability, starting with adhering to the stringent Minergie-P© energy consumption standards, which demands 80% self-sufficiency in energy use. This goal is ambitious but, thanks to renewable technology integrated throughout the campus, it’s becoming a reality.

Administration & IT

The school proposes the following services to meet students’ every-day needs:

  • Reception : Postage stamps, taxi service, cash dispenser, phone cards.

  • Service Centre: Accommodation requests and administrative formalities

  • Dry cleaning service

  • IT service desk and printing center 

Internships & Career Services

Our dedicated team of industry relations specialists guide students towards fulfilling internships and careers: 

  • CV & letter checking

  • Internship planning & monitoring

  • Job fairs and company visits on campus

  • Personalized coaching services

Student Affairs

The Student Affairs department is composed of 22 qualified and certified professionals offering services that:

  • Enhance life on campus

  • Enrich the academic experience

  • Encourage personal growth and well-being

  • Target professional development

Writing Center

Offered as a free resource to help students develop their writing skills, the writing center provides:

  • Individual feedback and support

  • Coaching sessions and workshops

  • Guidance for professional-quality documents

Wellness & Medical Services

The school's health and medical services staff includes the following teams and resources: 

  • School Nurses – 24/7

  • Team 1222 (Student First Aid Team)

  • EHL Security 

  • Psychologists

  • Spiritual Counsellor

  • Meditation Room

Other Services

Other services included in the school fees: 

  • Digital Centre and professional print-shop 

  • Shops and boutique

  • Post-office

  • Hairdresser

  • Car-washing service

  • Pressing service

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Explore Switzerland
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Student Life on Campus Lausanne

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