Bachelor in International Hospitality Management

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More than a Hospitality Degree

Our purpose with our Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management is to prepare the next generation of executives to thrive in the dynamic service-centric realm of business, equipping them with the skills, knowledge, and mindset needed to lead with confidence. Now more than ever, in a world fueled by rapid technological advancements, changing societal norms, and an insatiable desire for convenience and personalization – customer-centricity is key. 

With a legacy of over 130 years, our approach is grounded in blending academic excellence with real-world experiences that truly matter. Through strategic collaborations with industry leaders and hands-on training, you’ll gain invaluable insights and forge connections to shape your future success.


Course Highlights

  • Practical training to manage business from the ground up
  • Two internships in hospitality and business settings
  • Applied business projects and opportunity to intern in your own start-up
  • Business visits, guest speakers, and extracurricular activities
  • Global study options in Switzerland and Singapore

Program Highlights

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Bachelor of Science HES-SO in Hospitality Management 



4 years including the Preparatory Year



The Swiss Accreditation Council
(Through its association by convention to the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO)



6 months in Operations
6 months in Administration


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From the moment you set foot on our campus, a unique path unfolds – one that values personal growth as much as academic achievement. EHL isn't just about education; it's about unearthing your true self and aspirations. We skillfully blend professionalism with embracing individuality, fostering an environment where authenticity thrives. Your voice holds significance in every interaction, regardless of hierarchy. Choosing EHL means joining a community that not only embraces diversity but also champions personal growth.

From workshops and trainings both within the classroom and beyond, you’ll become attuned to excellence in customer service. The preparatory year also begins to nurture your professional skills – such as teamwork, communication, time management, agility, and self-discipline.

Operational internship

Practice the skills and knowledge gained on campus in a fast-paced hospitality environment.

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Build a solid base of business knowledge. Learn everything from how to best manage people to microeconomics and macroeconomics. By applying an additional layer of customer service understanding, you’ll be challenged to seek  ways to improve service in every area of a business.

You’ll also develop foundational business skills such as data analysis, communication, and leadership.


The first semester of your Business Application year strengthens your key business skills. Explore more management topics as well as developments that are shaping every industry. This semester introduces you to the challenges that business leaders navigate today. You can choose to spend this semester in our Campus in Singapore.

During the second semester, you’ll apply the skills and knowledge you have gained through an internship, and will have the choice between two internship styles:

  • Business internship: undertake a role in an administrative position.
  • Start-up project: intern in your own start-up project.


In the final year, you’ll elevate your understanding of business management by exploring more complex topics, helping to develop the practical skills needed for the workplace in 2030.

Specialization tracks (choice of one)

Leadership & Management, Advanced Marketing & Luxury Management, Finance & Real Estate, Entrepreneurial Ventures & Corporate Innovation or Interdisciplinary.

Final project (choice of one)

  • Student business project: join a team of six students to resolve a challenge for a genuine industry partner
  • Thesis: work independently on applied research on a topic of your choice, with the guidance of a faculty member.

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A one-of-a-kind experience

Our Bachelor of Science provides students with a comprehensive understanding of the hospitality industry through hands-on workshops, internships, and a rigorous curriculum. Additionally, students are equipped to tackle contemporary business challenges with the aid of real-world case studies.

With a focus on global diversity, the program fosters a multicultural environment for students to gain international exposure through various opportunities such as internships worldwide and a semester in Singapore. The curriculum emphasizes the development of essential interpersonal skills, nurtured through diverse activities including events, presentations, and group collaborations.

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Study in Two Iconic Locations

EHL Campus Lausanne

Switzerland is renowned for its sophisticated approach to customer experience. Study on the banks of Lake Geneva on a campus designed to immerse you in a business environment.

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EHL Campus (Singapore)

An international hub, Singapore combines exceptional hospitality and fast-paced business life. At the cutting edge of technology and trends, this is an inspiring setting for your studies.

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Mobility Semester in Singapore

In your third semester year, you can choose to spend the semester in our Campus in Singapore. This semester will encompass a comprehensive approach to hospitality management theory, with a strong emphasis on cross-cultural awareness in one of the world's most vibrant regions known for its melting pot of diverse cultures.
EHL Singapore Campus

Life Outside the Classroom

Our campuses are home to active student committees that run a range of extracurricular activities. Join others with similar interests to you, from art, music and mixology to sports such as rugby, ice hockey, and water sports. Engaging in these committees isn’t just about fun; it’s a chance to put your business skills to the test, leading teams, organizing schedules and orchestrating campus-wide events.

Your downtime here is the perfect opportunity to immerse yourself in the unique environment each campus offers. The majestic mountains and serene Lake Geneva provide a refreshing escape, while Singapore beckons you to explore its rich cultural treasures.

What Our Alumni Say


Powerful Alumni Network



Senior Managers,
CEOs, Executives & Business Owners

Strong Industry Reputation

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Industry partners
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for Employer Reputation
(QS Hospitality School Rankings)

Admissions & Fees

We look for candidates who have outstanding academic and linguistic potential, as well as the interpersonal skills needed to succeed in a high-status hospitality management career. Here are a few of the qualities we seek:

  • Academic aptitude for critical thinking & creativity
  • Interpersonal skills for management and leadership roles
  • Motivation and service mindset
  • International outlook and language skills

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

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