Built for the future of the global hospitality industry, this Master of Science in Global Hospitality Management will teach you to manage the complexity of worldwide operations with the local touch that makes for exceptional customer experiences.

In three semesters, you will study at three prestigious institutions in Europe, Asia and North America, and learn to adapt your management style, service offers and business strategy to key tourism markets. We have joined forces with two of the world’s leading Hospitality Management schools to offer this master’s degree.


Which EHL masters degree is right for you?

Semester 1 - Europe

EHL (Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne) 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.
  • Hospitality Business Strategies in Europe, Middle East, Africa
  • Hospitality Real Estate Finance & Investments
  • Advanced Corporate Finance & Concepts of International Finance
  • Business Research Methods
  • Project Managements Tools
  • Business Field Trips:*
    Paris, Berlin, Barcelona
  • Professional Certificates:*
    Managing Hotel Demand with SnapShot

Semester 2 - Asia

Polytechnic University in Hong Kong* – Ranked 3rd in the world for Hospitality & Leisure Management programs in 2017 (QS World University Rankings by Subject).
  • Hospitality Business Strategies in Asia: China Hotel & Tourism Business Studies
  • Marketing Management in the Hospitality & Tourism Industry
  • Revenue Management in the Hospitality Industry
  • Quality Service Management for the Hospitality & Tourism Industry
  • Business Field Trips:*
    Macau, Shanghai, Beijing
  • Professional Certificates:*
    Doing Deals and Valuing Hotels with HVS

Semester 3 - USA

University of Houston, Conrad N. Hilton College in Houston – Founded by hotel icon Conrad N. Hilton, this American college is ranked among the top hospitality programs in the world.
  • Hospitality Business Strategies in the Americas & The Caribbean
  • Innovative Hospitality Technologies
  • Organizational Behavior & Hospitality Leadership Strategies
  • Business Field Trips:*
    Washington DC, New York, Las Vegas
  • Professional Certificates:*
    Mastering Industry Analytics with STR


*Subject to change during the program.

Key Facts



Master of Science HES-SO
in Global Hospitality Business



16 months, full-time program



Lausanne, Hong Kong*, Houston

*Subject to change



Field trips, certifications & business project.


Start Date

February & September

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 (Europe, Asia & North America).

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

Academic Business Projects

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.

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