How to Apply for the Master in Global Hospitality Business

At EHL, we take a comprehensive approach to admissions. We look for candidates with the intellectual capacity to handle a challenging academic program and the interpersonal skills and customer orientation necessary to succeed as future global hospitality managers. You should demonstrate a good mix of the following qualities:

  • Motivation and talent for the industry
  • Academic aptitude
  • Work experience and leadership potential
  • International outlook and cultural openness

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Admissions Requirements for the MSc in Global Hospitality Business



English Language

A recognized bachelor’s degree in hospitality or tourism, or a related field such as business management. An excellent academic record (final GPA of 3.0 or above on a 4.0 cumulative average scale).
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A minimum of one year of work experience in the hospitality or tourism industry (including internships).


For non-native English speakers: a minimum score of 100 on the TOEFL or 7.0 on the IELTS exams

Special Offer for Language Programs:

Through the link below, EF (Education First) is happy to offer EHL candidates 10% discount on their different language programs around the world.


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Start Dates & Application Deadlines



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Start dates

February and September

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Application Deadline

The application deadline for all candidates is:

  • 30th of April for September intake
  • 18 October for February intake

Candidates must apply to one school only

Application Process


Step 1. Online Application

All of these documents must be submitted electronically via the online application form.

  • Your CV / resume
  • Copy of your transcripts and diplomas in English
  • Personal Statement (at least 500 words)
  • Proof of English level (for non-native English speakers)
  • Copy of your passport/s
  • One recent Employers Reference or one work certificate
  • One Letter of recommendation (format downloadable below) from an academic or professional reference

When you have uploaded all the required documents, please finalize your application by paying your application fee of CHF 175.


Step 2. Admissions Interview

Once you have submitted a complete application, our Admissions Team will contact you to organize the first of 2 interviews (on campus or by video conference). Upon successful completion of the first interview, a second interview will be organized with one of the program's partner universities.


Step 3. Final Decision

Final decisions will be made by the Admissions Committee after an evaluation of your complete application file and interviews. Allow a minimum of 4 weeks after the second interview to receive your final decision

Recommendation Letter