École hôtelière de Lausanne
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|École hôtelière de Lausanne|
|École hôtelière de Lausanne|
|Affiliations||University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland|
Founded in 1893, EHL was the world's first trade-school to focus on hospitality education, and since the late 20th century offers university-level degrees.
In Switzerland, the school is the only institute of hospitality management of the Haute écoles spécialisées level offering advanced programmes which are recognized by the Swiss government. It is part of the University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland. It is also accredited as an Institution of Higher Education by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) in the United States and the Bologna Process in Europe.
The school is accredited as an Institution of Higher Education by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC), USA. It was the first management college in the world to have a dual accreditation at NEASC and HES, Haute Ecole Spécialisée (University of Applied Sciences) level offering advanced programmes which are recognized by the government. Thanks to its recent transition to a reviewed Bachelor of Science (BSc) programme, it now as well features European Bologna process accreditation.
In addition to this international recognition, the school continuously broadens the scope of its three academic programmes by integrating market trends and new technologies through projects done in collaboration with industry partners, applied research and consulting.
In 2007, it introduced a new selection process for its Bachelor and Diploma students.
This means that after careful study of the application files and if they meet the admission criteria, potential students are invited to a Selection Day on campus. Selection Day is made up of a number of steps: three computer evaluation assessments, role-playing and a 45 minute interview. This process gives a better perception of the academic capacities as well as the motivation for EHL and the hospitality professions of each candidate.
Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne was founded in 1893.
Business Dress Code
Its students have to wear business clothes anywhere on campus (apart from the dorm buildings) from morning until a certain time in the evening. This regulation is related to the professionalism and to help students adapt to the future business atmosphere by thinking and acting as though they already have a responsible positions in the business world.
In 2005, The school helped establish a hospitality management institute, FHRAI Institute Of Hospitality Management, in Greater Noida, India. It commenced its first academic session on the 5 September 2005. EHL provides academic certification to this institute.