Excellence Without Boundaries

Our Master of Science in Global Hospitality Management is designed to prepare you for an international career, running a best-in-class service centered business or consultancy, anywhere in the world. Learning to manage the complexity of a worldwide operation with the local touch, you’ll be building a rare blend of management skills.

Lausanne campus, Hong Kong, Houston

16-month full-time

Taught in English

Which EHL masters degree is right for you?

Hospitality With the Power of Three

Your course spans three culturally diverse semesters that will take you across three continents, and to three world-class institutions in Europe, Asia and North America. Throughout you will learn and experience these contrasting hospitality worlds, immersed in different cultures.

This is a master’s degree that offers a truly global perspective and develops essential management skills oriented toward the future.

Three semesters. Three continents. A world of experience

Semester 1 - Europe


EHL Hospitality Business School, Lausanne

Here is where your journey starts. The homeland of hospitality education. In the world’s first hotel management school, and widely considered to be the best by experts across the world. Beside of being the historical heart of this industry, it is also an ultra-modern campus, with a future facing environment.

Semester 2 - Asia


Polytechnic University in Hong Kong

Asia’s leading hospitality school, PolyU immerses you in the vibrant, multicultural life of Hong Kong, as you live in the city and commute to the campus. It’s an exciting opportunity to gain the perfect mix of learning and experience.



Semester 3 - USA


University of Houston, Conrad N. Hilton College in Houston

Founded by the great hotelier Conrad N Hilton and part of Houston’s renowned university, the college’s hospitality programs are among the best in the world. This semester provides everything an American University life has to offer.

Key Facts



Master of Science HES-SO
in Global Hospitality Business



16 months, full-time program



Lausanne, Hong Kong, Houston



Field trips, certifications & business project


Start Date

February & September

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What You Will Learn

Core Benefits. Unique Advantages

This is a truly unique learning experience, in classes with a broad international profile. Academic course work will be delivered by the best professionals and balanced with business field trips in three of the world’s most vibrant, dynamic tourism markets.

Intensive, diverse and effective, your master’s degree will provide a lucid global perspective: the ideal launch pad for a fulfilling career in hospitality – anywhere in the world.

Academic Business Project: Realworld Collaboration

Conducted in close collaboration with our global industry partners, your academic business project is your master's thesis with a real world decision making expertise.

Working in teams, you will learn vital insight and solutions across, including Marketing, Finance and Operations. From scratch, you will be designing strategic solutions based on rigorous analysis involving multiple stakeholders. The experience gained from your project will be invaluable.



Benefits of the Global Master’s in Hospitality

  • Achieve an internationally accredited degree. Achieve an internationally accredited degree. Earn a master's degree from a world-renowned centre of excellence – definitively the hospitality experts
  • Gain global insights. Develop in-depth understanding of hospitality management trends around the world
  • Build your leadership skills. Prepare for the challenges of running an international business
  • Get in-depth overseas experience. Immerse yourself in a diversity of cultures as you travel and learn across three continents
  • Grow your global network. Forge relationships and connections across the world as your international career develops
  • Belong to the best. You’ll enjoy alumni membership from three prestigious institutions

Visiting Faculty - Master in Global Hospitality Business

Mr Francesco Di Pasquale

Mr Francesco Di Pasquale

Visiting Professor

Subject taught :

Project management
Project Management Tools
Project Management Consultancy

EHL Faculty - Master in Global Hospitality Business

Mr Stéphane Haddad
Dr Steffen Raub
Dr Achim Schmitt
Dr René-Ojas Woltering
Mr Stéphane Haddad

Mr Stéphane Haddad

Senior Lecturer

Subject taught :

Advanced Corporate Finance
Advanced Corporate Finance & Concepts of International Finance
Hospitality Mergers & Aquisitions
Identifying, Selecting and Financing Service-based Investment Opportunities
Private Equity & Venture Capital
Private Equity
Finance Business Field Trip
Dr Steffen Raub

Dr Steffen Raub

Full Professor

Subject taught :

Business Research Methods
Personal Leadership Development
Research Methodology
Dr Achim Schmitt

Dr Achim Schmitt

Full Professor - Associate Dean - Graduate Programs

Subject taught :

Business Field Trip: Europe
Capstone Thesis
Hospitality Strategic Management in the 21st Century
Introduction to the MBA Program
Managing Underperforming Properties
Strategic Management in the Hospitality Industry
Dr René-Ojas Woltering

Dr René-Ojas Woltering

Assistant Professor

Subject taught :

Hospitality Real Estate Finance & Investments
Real Estate Finance
Feasibility Analysis, Development and Negotiations
Financial and Banking Markets

Admissions & Fees

To join this world-class master’s program with global reach, you will need intellectual prowess and personal commitment. Your customer focus and interpersonal skills are equally important – they’re essential qualities for a career at the apex of hospitality.

To succeed you should be:

  • Analytical with an aptitude for critical thinking
  • A good linguist with cultural awareness
  • Customer-orientated with a strong service focus
  • Motivated and a disciplined self-manager

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

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