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

  • Welcome to EHL
    Discover our campus, programs, and student life in Switzerland.
  • Hospitality Business
    Get an intro to the business side of Hospitality Management.
  • Attitudes for Success
    Develop essential soft skills and attitudes for future success.
  • Kitchen Workshops
    Become familiar with the basics of a professional kitchen.
  • Excursions
    Enjoy a tour of Lausanne, a vineyard visit, a gala dinner, and more.

What You will gain


Valuable Life Skills

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


Business Knowledge

Gain a strong foundation of business knowledge through a group business challenge and real-world case studies. Sharpen your leadership and teamwork skills for multicultural environments.


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



Lausanne, Switzerland


7 Days
Sunday to Saturday

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



16 to 19

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, French (same level) for French Sessions.

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

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


Join for 1, 2 or 3 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: Lausanne

  • Sunday, 25 June to Saturday, 1 July 2023
  • Sunday, 2 July to Saturday, 8 July 2023
  • Sunday, 9 July to Saturday, 15 July 2023
    This session only is available in French or in English.
  • Sunday, 22 October to Saturday, 28 October 2023

Two Weeks Option: Lausanne > Passugg

Two Weeks Option: Lausanne > Singapore

Three Weeks Option: Lausanne > Passugg > Singapore

  • Sunday, 2 July to Saturday, 22 July 2023
    Transport in Switzerland is included. Transport to Singapore has to be booked by the participant.



  • 1-week course on campus CHF 3900.-  
  • 2-week course on campus CHF 6700-  
  • 3-week course on campus CHF 9100.-

For detailed pricing, please 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.
Various options available during the summer, please check here.

Frequently Asked Questions

The onsite programs last 7 days :*

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

The online programs last 5 days :

  • Morning Session : 09:00 to 12:00 (CET)
  • Afternoon Session : 16:00 to 19:00 (CET)

*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.

Included :

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

Not included :

  • Transportation to Switzerland and Singapore
  • Pocket money for gifts and personal expenses
  • Extras on campus (EHL boutique items, laundry,
  • 2-week package:
    Airfare to Singapore
    Free-time activities during weekend

Lausanne & Passugg : the participants will stay in EHL residences on campus.

Singapore : Stay in a partner hotel close to the campus. Transport organised.

Single or double rooms according to availability.
We can unfortunately not accommodate participants overnight before and after the program in Lausanne & Passugg as
the campus is closed during the weekend and no F&B outlets will be open.

Please ask us for hotel recommendations in the area.


At EHL, each student as to wear professional attire. During Junior Academy weeks Business Casual will be required :

  • Waist down – business formal, i.e. dress pants or skirt,
  • Waist up – short or long sleeve blouse/shirt
  • Jacket optional, and no tie
  • Closed formal shoes

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

Whether Junior Academy participants arrive by plane, by train or by car, they will be welcomed and oriented by a member of our Team until the end of the check-in time.

In case a participant has to arrive later, please contact us if personal assistance is needed.

  • 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, guide them. They ensure the participants well-being and that they learn while having fun!
  • Security is present 24h/7 on campus.

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