As the world’s first hotel school, Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) commands immense respect among hospitality professionals. Today, some 2,000 passionate students from almost 90 countries benefit from its world-class Faculty and ultra-modern campus facilities. Graduates of EHL go on to enjoy top international careers in the hospitality industry.
The Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne was founded in 1893, and since then has never ceased to grow and innovate. During this time, the hospitality industry too has greatly evolved. In response to these rapid changes, EHL continually evaluates and updates its programs to correspond to new industry needs. Two programs are offered:
- Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management
- Executive MBA in Hospitality Administration
The EHL campus is also an active hotel, equipped with popular restaurants and bars that serve as a training ground as well as place to unwind in the evening. Beyond this, the city has a booming nightlife, with many bars and live-music venues in reach of the main campus. Lausanne also serves as headquarters for the International Olympic Committee, and students enjoy access to world-class sporting facilities.
Faculty & Staff
The faculty members at EHL hail from 31 different countries and they have formidable professional experience in everything from culinary arts to marketing and finance. The list includes esteemed scholars and former executives from the hospitality industry.
Faculty members also ensure constant interaction with industry. In addition to research, many teach in EHL’s executive education courses and carry out consulting mandates in countries all over the world. They are constantly in touch with the issues and daily challenges encountered by professionals in the field.
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