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About EHL Group

EHL Group is the global reference in education, innovation and consulting for the hospitality and service sector.

With expertise dating back to 1893, EHL Group now offers a wide range of leading educational programs from apprenticeships to master's degrees, as well as professional and executive education, on three campuses in Switzerland and Singapore. EHL Group also offers consulting and certification services to companies and learning centers around the world.

True to its values and committed to building a sustainable world, EHL Group's purpose is to provide education, services and working environments that are people-centered and open to the world.

Our Awards & Rankings

EHL is the world's first hotel school, founded in 1893 as Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne. In 2022, for the fourth year in a row, EHL was ranked the world's best hotel management school by QS World University Rankings for Hospitality and Leisure Management.

EHL has also received the award for “best innovation in education” at the Worldwide Hospitality Awards 2019 for the Bachelor in International Hospitality Management program, following a multi-campus study options and the entrepreneurial support provided to the students. 

With a confirmed Michelin Star in 2020 & 2021 for the Berceau des Sens, our student-operated restaurant on campus, EHL continues to strive for innovation and excellence and remains committed to enhancing the learning and career opportunities for our students.

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EHL Group

A Not-for-Profit Company

Our organizational status as a foundation clearly sets us apart by signifying the reinvestment of all profits to further enhance the quality of our students' education. Our structure allows us to deploy a variety of products and offerings in both Swiss and international markets. It enables students, faculty and administrative personnel to evolve in an environment that is in line with the hospitality industry's expectations. Most importantly, being a not-for-profit company facilitates our work in developing academic programs and resources, thereby reinforcing our status as the world's leader in higher education in Hospitality Management.

EHL Professor Profiles

Our faculty members are an inspiration to our students and are skilled at incorporating applied research into their classes.

Executive Bios

The CEO, along with the Executive Committee, implements the strategy defined by the Board of Directors within all EHL Holding SA business units.

Board of Trustees

EHL Foundation is the sole owner of EHL SA holding company and its Board of Trustees defines the EHL vision and founding values