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This intensive one-week course includes presentations, workshops, courses, and activities:

  • Welcome to EHL - Discover our campus near Chur, in a top Alpine tourism region.
  • Culinary Arts - Get creative in the kitchen and learn from world-class chefs.
  • Sustainability - Visit a local organic farm and see sustainable practices in action.
  • Wellness - Learn about traditional and modern health and wellness practices.
  • Excursions - Tour a 5-star resort, eat in fine restaurants, and enjoy Alpine activities.

What You will gain

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Valuable Life Skills

Fun hands-on activities and interactive workshops strengthen your soft skills for future success at university. You develop critical thinking, communication skills, and a hospitality attitude.

 

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Fine-Tuned Senses

Learn the art of pleasing people via the five senses and gain culinary arts knowledge through hands-on workshops and visits to luxury wellness centers. Sharpen your creativity and emotional intelligence.

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International Connections

Build cultural awareness and international friendships. On campus, you enjoy the diversity and multiple cultures of Switzerland. In class, you learn to work with people from different cultures.

Key Facts

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Location

Chur-Passugg, Switzerland
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Duration

7 Days
Sunday to Saturday

During the summer, possibility to combine with additional week(s) on other campuses
More info here

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Ages

16 to 19
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Start Dates

During school holidays
throughout the year

Who Should Join?

This course is designed for teenagers aged 16 to 19 who are curious about future business and career opportunities in hospitality, tourism, luxury brands, events, entertainment, culinary arts, and the broader service industries.

Age: 16 to 19

Language Skills : Candidates must speak English at a minimum B2 level (upper-intermediate level) for English Sessions.

The Junior Academy program gives you an introduction to EHL’s Professional and Bachelor degree programs with practical tips and coaching by the Admission team.

Junior Academy participants are exempted from the Bachelor’s and HF degree application fee when applying.

Join for 1 or 2 weeks!

In summer, we offer participants the possibility to combine courses over several weeks on different EHL campuses.  The choice of format can be selected at the time of registration.


One Week Option: Passugg

  • Summer 2025 sessions will be announced in October

Two Weeks Option: Lausanne & Passugg

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Fees

  • 1-week course on campus  CHF 3900.- 
  • 2-week course on campus CHF 6700.-

For detailed pricing, you can download the price list below.

Register Online

Please register for the EHL Junior Academy by clicking on the link below. All available formats and campuses can be selected at the time of registration.

Frequently Asked Questions

Each program lasts a total of 7 days. You can combine multiple sessions for a more immersive experience (2 week packages).

  • Check-in: on Sundays in the early afternoon*
  • Check-out: on Saturdays in the morning*

*We are flexible and can organize your check-in/check-out earlier or later according to your arrival in case you don't have any other flight options. However, we are not able to accommodate you overnight before or after the program.

Included:

  • Enrolment fees
  • Use of facilities, tuition and material
  • Accommodation with full board
  • Visits and evening activities
  • Transportation to and from visits
  • A scheduled shuttle from the airport
  • 2-week package: shuttle from and to Passugg, or the airport

Not included:

  • Transportation to Switzerland and Singapore
  • Pocket money for gifts and personal expenses
  • Extras on campus (EHL boutique items, laundry detergent)
  • 2-week package: Airfare to Singapore

Accommodation is provided for all programs and is mandatory for all participants.

  • Lausanne Campus: students will stay in EHL residences on campus in double rooms.
  • Passugg Campus: students will stay in EHL residences on campus in single and double rooms.
  • Singapore: students will stay in a partner hotel close to the campus in single rooms. Transportation to and from campus is organized and included in the price.

Should you wish to share a room with a friend, please let us know and we will accommodate your request as best as we can.

Do not hesitate to contact us for hotel recommendations in the area should you wish to arrive earlier and/or stay after the program duration.

During the Junior Academy, the EHL “Business Casual” summer attire will be applied.

  • Waist down – business formal, i.e., chinos or knee-length skirt
  • Waist up – short or long sleeve blouse/shirt
  • Blazers and ties are optional
  • Closed formal shoes (derbies, richelieu, clean sneakers i.e., plain AirForce)

The dress code is mandatory on campus from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m. and during industry visits.

A detailed packing list and our dress code guidelines will be sent to you prior to the start of the program

Yes, an airport shuttle is organized for all three campuses.

Please see below the closest airport depending on the campus you will be attending:

  • Lausanne Campus – Geneva Airport
  • Passugg Campus – Zürich Airport
  • Singapore – Singapore Changi Airport

The exact time of the shuttle will be communicated to the participants closer to the date. Whenever possible, please book flights arriving on the morning of the check-in date (before noon).

Every participant is responsible for applying for a visa if needed.

 

You can check if you need a visa for Switzerland and/or Singapore here:

The EHL Junior Academy team can provide a letter of invitation for visa applications once the student has settled all the fees and completed all forms. Should the student be denied his/her visa, we will provide a full reimbursement of the fees.

The recommended time for applying for a visa is 3 months in advance.

In case you are unable to attend the program, please inform us as soon as possible to avoid any

cancellation fees. Enrolment fees of CHF 200.- are non-refundable.

 

  • Cancellation of up to 21 days before the start date of the program: 100% refund of the program fees.
  • Cancellation between 20 and 8 days before the start date of the program: 50% refund of the program fees.
  • Cancellation 7 days or less before the start date of the program: No refund.

If a participant cannot join because of sudden changes in travel regulations (i.e., quarantine requirements) or due to a medical reason (with the reception of a valid medical certificate), we will reimburse the fees on a case-by-case basis or propose an alternative session subject to availability.

  • During the week, the participants are always accompanied by EHL staff and/or EHL student assistants.
  • The EHL student assistants stay on campus during the week/night to interact with participants, answer their questions, and guide them. They ensure the participants’ well-being and that they learn while having fun!
  • Security is present 24h/7 on campus and in partner hotels.
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