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.
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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.
During your preparatory year, you will take part in:
Through theory classes, you will build a solid base of business knowledge and foundational skill such as data analysis, communication, and leadership. By exploring real-life situations, you will be challenged to seek ways to improve the outcome by applying customer service principles.
During the first semester, you will strengthen your key business skills as you explore more management topics. Building in the foundational business knowledge, this semester introduces you to the challenges that business leaders navigate today.
In the second semester, you apply the skills and knowledge you have gained through an internship either in a administrative position or your own start-up.
Your final year develops the professional skills you need for the future by exploring more complex business topics and putting your learnings into practice. With a choice of study and assignment options, you will shape your final year around your career aspirations.
Choose from three final projects. You can work with a team to resolve a challenge for one of our industry partners or on building a start-up, or work independently on an applied research topic.
Bachelor of Science HES-SO in Hospitality Management
4 years including the Preparatory Year
NECHE (USA) &
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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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.
Discover our Campus in Lausanne
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.
Discover our Campus in Singapore
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.
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EHL Alumni - Human Touch Series
Take a trip around the world with two recent EHL graduates in this video series about EHL alumni who are shaping the future of hospitality in Ethiopia, Hong Kong, Slovenia, India, Madagascar, Mexico, Romania, and Spain.
Chief Operating Officer at Farmy.ch
"EHL gave me the best tools to perform in my career: Creativity, curiosity, customer and employee focus, transversal skills, teamwork, hands-on management and deep processes understanding. Those skills with the best and friendliest network allow me to always find solution to everything."
General Manager Switzerland, Base Aparthotels
“I always had one dream, it was to become a General Manager, which I have already achieved… The education I received at EHL helps me every day in any kind of situation. Particularly all the teamwork we had to do because that prepares you for professional life.”
Founder of Aokas: “The shop that decided to change the world”
“EHL has clearly made a big difference in my life, it gave me the tools, the confidence and the knowledge to succeed. My 2nd year internship in Cambodia changed my life and my perception of the world. The IP (Interdisciplinary Project) was really useful because it taught me how to develop a new hotel concept from A to Z, from Market research, to Finance, to Marketing, to Human Resources and Sales.”
Founder of Allure Sauvage: “Ethically-made designer products"
After her graduation, Natacha joined L’Oréal Luxury division, and studied Entrepreneurship at InnoSuisse where she developed her concept Allure Sauvage. She won a prize for her concept and was offered a 3-month stay at Fongit incubator. After which she dedicated herself 100% to her project.
Founder of API Original Swiss Cider
After graduating, Frédéric spent five years working in Private Equity at UBS completing the company’s graduate training program with rotations in London and Geneva. Following his experience in banking he decided to return to his roots at the Domaine Les Perrières in Geneva, in charge of commercial activities. With Antoine Tacchini, he launched A.P.Í Original Swiss Cider in February 2019.
CEOs, Executives & Business Owners
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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:
We invite you to learn more about the admissions requirements and fees.
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