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EHL Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne becomes EHL Hospitality Business School

January 12, 2022
EHL Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne becomes EHL Hospitality Business School

Lausanne, January 12th 2022 – On the occasion of its 128th anniversary, EHL Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne changes its name and becomes EHL Hospitality Business School. This new name emphasizes the managerial nature of the various hospitality professions for which EHL trains its students, and confirms the academic status and international footprint of the institution.

A new name to reflect the career opportunities offered by EHL

"Throughout our history, our positioning has always been unique. Today, the name EHL Hospitality Business School fully illustrates our identity, which has evolved with the times while remaining true to its DNA. Indeed, our roots in hospitality management and know-how continue to provide a distinctive approach to our teaching and research, which enriches our courses in management, finance and even marketing. As a result, many business leaders from diverse industries beyond the hospitality sector recruit our graduates, such as banking, real estate, consulting, and luxury manufacturing." explains Dr. Inès Blal, Executive Dean of EHL.

A new name that confirms EHL’s place among the best Business Schools

EHL Hospitality Business School also reflects EHL's academic progress in the field of management studies, as evidenced by the latest QS university ranking, which places EHL in the top 5 of business management institutions in Switzerland. The quality of the academic model and its appeal are also demonstrated by the record number of students enrolled at EHL over the past two years, despite the health situation.

The new name also accompanies a reinforced Graduate School offering, including full and part time master programs, short courses and executive education focused on core hospitality competencies for the services sector.

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