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Master in Global Hospitality Business

Our Master of Science in Global Hospitality Business prepares young graduates to become the next generation of global leaders. In three semesters, you will study at three prestigious institutions in Switzerland, Hong Kong and the USA, and learn to adapt your management style, service offers and business strategy to key tourism markets.

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A Global Hospitality Master for the Future

Built for the future of the global hospitality industry, this master’s in Hospitality Management will teach you to manage the complexity of worldwide operations with the local touch that makes for exceptional customer experiences. We have joined forces with two of the world’s leading Hospitality Management schools to offer this master’s degree in hospitality that spans the globe over three semesters.

Semester 1 - Switzerland

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) in Lausanne, Switzerland – The world’s first hotel school, EHL consistently ranks among the best Hospitality Management schools in the world, according to industry professionals.

Semester 2 – Hong Kong

Hong Kong Polytechnic University – Ranked 3rd in the world for Hospitality & Leisure Management programs in 2017 (QS World University Rankings by Subject).

Semester 3 – USA

Conrad N. Hilton College, University of Houston, Texas, USA – Founded by hotel icon Conrad N. Hilton, this American college is ranked among the top hospitality programs in the world.

EHL Master in Global Hospitality


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Key Facts

  • Title: Master of Science (HES-SO) in Global Hospitality Business
  • Duration: 16-months, full-time program
  • Location: Switzerland, Hong Kong, USA
  • Includes: A consulting project for a business client
  • Start dates: September

Master in Global Hospitality Management key facts

Benefits of the Global Master’s in Hospitality

As a student in this master’s in hospitality program, you will benefit from a unique learning experience that combines academic courses with travel and business field trips, in three of the world’s most developed tourism markets (EU, USA & Asia).

You will graduate with:

  • Hospitality Management skills for international businesses
  • In-depth knowledge of global and regional tourism trends and markets
  • An internationally accredited degree (Swiss/ECTS & NECHE)
  • Global exposure and deeper cultural awareness
  • A strong global industry network
  • Alumni membership & connections from three prestigious institutions

Master program Business Consulting Projects (BCPs)

Equivalent to a master’s thesis, this academic project is conducted in collaboration with global industry partners. You will work in teams to provide industry partners with important insights and actionable solutions on hospitality business issues, which often cross department functions (e.g. Marketing, Finance, Operations) and are strategic in nature. Throughout this project, you will learn to design solutions that involve multiple stakeholders and that are based on a thorough, fact-based analysis.

Admissions & Fees

At EHL, we take a comprehensive approach to graduate program admissions. We look for candidates who have the intellectual qualities and interpersonal skills to be successful leaders in hospitality and service businesses.

  • Aptitude for critical thinking & analysis
  • Cultural awareness & language skills
  • Customer-oriented service approach
  • Self-management & personal motivation

We invite you to learn more about the admissions requirements and fees.