Enjoy a unique international experience with the Master in Global Hospitality Business from the EHL Hospitality Business School!

What education do you need to succeed in a career in the hotel industry? We offer you the Master in Global Hospitality Business from EHL, a school founded in 1893 as the École Hôtelière de Lausanne! With this program, you will learn how to become a professional in the international hospitality industry. The target? Offer your future customers from all over the world an exceptional experience and premium services. How ? Thanks to this local touch specific to each country and culture, synonymous with discovering and sharing. Focus on the Msc in Global Hospitality Business through the experience of Rubina, a former student of EHL Hospitality Business School who has studied on 3 continents.

Prepare to work for an international clientele

During 3 semesters, so a total of 16 months, students have the opportunity to take the course from Master in Global Hospitality at three prestigious universities, including and . The latter are present on three continents: in Switzerland, in the heart of Europe, America and more precisely in the United States (Conrad N. Hilton College of Global Hospitality Leadership, University of Houston in Texas), as well as Asia, in Hong Kong ( Polytechnic University (PolyU).

So Rubina, 30, a former EHL student who will soon take up the position of Head Acquisitions and Sales in a Swiss real estate fund, has studied together with young people from all over the world: “There were different nationalities (…), everyone learned from the culture and experiences of others, we enriched each other through contact with so many different personalities. We all had this idea of ​​networking (networking) in mind during our studies, in order to get the best out of these EHL years”. Moreover, “all courses are in English (…) You must have a solid foundation, but the level improves over the months, it is essential to be able to work abroad!

Passionate, the young woman addsthe hotel industry is a deep human field, which makes it possible to meet the expectations of an international clientele, from all over the worldr”. In addition to opening up to different cultures and exposing themselves to the challenges of the hotel industry, students cultivate their open-mindedness and sense of empathy in order to be versatile and flexible.

Learn about the latest trends in the international hotel industry

With the Master in Global Hospitality, EHL enables students to develop their sense of leadership. The latter benefit from a unique teaching and innovative pedagogy, combining theoretical courses, meetings, study trips and field visits (business excursions or business trips).

The target? Develop management skills to qualify for an international career. Students have the opportunity to meet many professionals with very different profiles.

As part of her three semesters abroad, Rubina visited companies and met influential players in the hospitality industry. †I went to Macao, Shanghai, Beijing.

I also discovered the world of hotels on other continents and in other capitals such as Berlin, Paris, but also Houston, New York and Rome (…). Experts from all over the world share their experiences and experiences, as well as their views on the hospitality and hospitality professions‘ she recalls.

The young woman explains that furtherthere is only with a diploma like that of the Master in Global Hospitality that such opportunities can be achieved in the international hotel industry. We meet all those people, big names in the hotel industry, who tell us about their experience, give us advice and that is great!

Students also apply their knowledge of tourism trends and markets, both regionally and internationally. This translates into many group projects. In particular, Rubina insists on one of them:The Capstone project, which takes place entirely over the three semesters of study.Each working group brings together students, brought together according to their skills and their personalities (…) We can be both complementary and very different from each other (…) It is really an overview of the world of work, we do not choose its colleagues or his team, but we have to ensure the progress of the project!”.

This project is business oriented and is carried out in collaboration with global partners in the hospitality industry. It is a real challenge for students. “One must prove to these industrial customers that we managed our project to the end, that we can provide them with concrete solutions that will be useful to them”, adds Rubina.

Join an international network to boost your career

At the end of their course and obtaining the Master in Global Hospitality students can join the extensive network of EHL alumni, as well as partner universities, including the University of Houston and the Polytechnic University in Hong Kong.

Many companies are aware of EHL’s excellent reputation and approach their students and young graduates to offer them internships and permanent jobs. To further strengthen this proximity with players in the hotel industry, EHL’s relations with the hotel industry organize events and establish platforms that allow students to take advantage of job openings. More than 4,000 companies have already recruited EHL students and graduates, and more than 200 companies recruit directly on EHL campuses each semester.

In addition, students have the opportunity to meet influential and caring people in the hospitality industry, as well as in other fields related to customer relations, service or luxury trade.

Moreover, Rubina is confident that “EHL is very skilled, especially when it comes to maintaining and growing an international network (…) It has managed to forge a very strong bond between former students and newcomers (…) One of my friends was able to find a position in the hotel sector during a gala. She started building her network by talking to one person. One thing led to another, she met others and made her professional project a reality.”

The young woman states that: “Students who are abroad easily create a network on the spot, allowing them to stay in the country where they are based and work there. My Spanish friend is now working in London and one of my English friends is currently in France

Do you want to evolve in the largest hotel and tourism markets and pursue an international career? With the Master in Global Hospitality Business, get ready to build the future of the global hospitality industry!

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