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The EHL Junior Academy program from Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) is a one or two-week summer camp of interactive workshops that will give you a taste of the hospitality bachelor degree.

Junior Program for Future Hospitality Leaders

The EHL Junior Academy offers a balanced program of interactive workshops and fun activities to introduce students to the art of Hospitality Management.

Hospitality immersion

Hands-on classes give you a chance to explore the latest trends in the hospitality sector. In culinary arts, you get to be a chef for a day. On excursions to local five-star hotels and vineyards, you get to see how a successful hospitality business operates.

Business concepts

The experienced faculty members will introduce you to the concepts of hospitality service excellence and restaurant management. Then, you will develop leadership and team-work skills through real-life hospitality case studies and projects.

International fun and friends

This program attracts students from around the world for a week of shared experiences that build cultural awareness and international friendships.  

Activities and excursions will allow you to relax and enjoy Switzerland’s tourism culture and amazing landscapes. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date We did our best, but couldn't find the next application deadline and start date information online.
  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 7 days
    • Duration description

        1 week or 2 weeks program

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

What you’ll Learn at the Junior Academy

The Junior Academy will teach you new knowledge and skills, and will give you an insight into how a five-star hotel manager thinks.

  • Identify key trends and players in the hospitality industry
  • Understand the day-to-day hospitality functions
  • Develop critical analysis and problem-solving skills
  • Appreciate knowledge ('savoir-faire') and hospitable skills ('savoir-être')

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • You must be between 16 and 18 years old at the start of the program and speak French or English at a minimum B2 level (upper intermediate level).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3900 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3900 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 7 days.
  • EU/EEA

    3900 EUR/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 3900 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 7 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • 1-WEEK PROGRAM 4 200.- CHF
  • 2-WEEK PROGRAM 6 720.- CHF

Living costs

  • Lausanne, Switzerland

    1609 - 1980 CHF/month
    Living Costs
  • Chur, Switzerland

    900 - 1700 CHF/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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