Degree Programs

Master's in

Global Hospitality Business

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Master's in Global Hospitality Business

Excellence without boundaries

Our Master’s in Global Hospitality Management is a transformative adventure spanning three continents. You will craft your legacy as a hospitality leader with a focus on global strategic thinking, honing the skills required to navigate the complexities of the international
hospitality business. It will help you to develop your global leadership toolkit, embracing agility, cultural intelligence, and your unique leadership approach through executive coaching. You will immerse yourself in overseas adventures across prestigious universities in Europe, Asia, and the US, where each location offers an exciting firsthand learning experience.

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Hospitality With the Power of Three

Your course spans three culturally diverse semesters that will take you across three continents, and to three world-class institutions in Europe, Asia and North America. Throughout you will learn and experience these contrasting hospitality worlds, immersed in different cultures.

This is a master’s degree that offers a truly global perspective and develops essential management skills oriented toward the future.

Three semesters. Three continents. A world of experience


Semester 1 - Europe

EHL Hospitality Business School, Lausanne

Here is where your journey starts. The homeland of hospitality education. In the world’s first hotel management school, and widely considered to be the best by experts across the world. Engage in an ultra-modern campus in the historical heart of the industry.


Semester 2 - Asia

Polytechnic University in Hong Kong

Asia’s leading hospitality school, PolyU immerses you in the vibrant, multicultural life of Hong Kong, as you live in the city and commute to the campus. It’s an exciting opportunity to gain the perfect mix of learning and experience.


Semester 3 - USA

University of Houston, Conrad N. Hilton College in Houston


Founded by the great hotelier Conrad N Hilton and part of Houston’s renowned university, the college’s hospitality programs are among the best in the world. This semester provides everything an American University life has to offer.

Key facts


Master of Science
HES-SO in Global Hospitality Business


16 months, full-time program



On-Site Locations
Lausanne, Hong Kong, Houston


Includes :
Field trips, certifications & business project


Start Dates
February & September

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What You Will Learn

Core Benefits • Unique Advantages

Academic Business Project: Real world Collaboration

This is a truly unique learning experience, in classes with a broad international profile. Academic course work will be delivered by the best professionals and balanced with business field trips in three of the world’s most vibrant, dynamic tourism markets.


Intensive, diverse and effective, your master’s degree will provide a lucid global perspective: the ideal launch pad for a fulfilling career in hospitality – anywhere in the world.


Conducted in close collaboration with our global industry partners, your academic business project is your master's thesis with a real world decision making expertise.


Working in teams, you will learn vital insight and solutions across, including Marketing, Finance and Operations. From scratch, you will be designing strategic solutions based on rigorous analysis involving multiple stakeholders. The experience gained from your project will be invaluable.


Benefits of the Global Master’s in Hospitality

  • Achieve an internationally accredited degree. Achieve an internationally accredited degree. Earn a master's degree from a world-renowned centre of excellence – definitively the hospitality experts
  • Gain global insights. Develop in-depth understanding of hospitality management trends around the world
  • Build your leadership skills. Prepare for the challenges of running an international business
  • Get in-depth overseas experience. Immerse yourself in a diversity of cultures as you travel and learn across three continents
  • Grow your global network. Forge relationships and connections across the world as your international career develops
  • Belong to the best. You’ll enjoy alumni membership from three prestigious institutions


Admissions, Applications and Course Fees


To join this world-class master’s program with global reach, you will need intellectual prowess and personal commitment. Your customer focus and interpersonal skills are equally important – they’re essential qualities for a career at the apex of hospitality.

To succeed you should be:

  • Analytical with an aptitude for critical thinking
  • A good linguist with cultural awareness
  • Customer-orientated with a strong service focus
  • Motivated and a disciplined self-manager

We invite you to learn more about the admissions requirements and fees.

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Master's in Global Hospitality Business

Accreditation & Awards

Our Master's in Global Hospitality Business is distinguished by its accreditations, which guarantee high academic standards. Recognized as the leading program in Switzerland by the QS Business Master's in Management Rankings 2023, our excellence is also validated by prestigious awards. These results underline our commitment to providing top-quality education in the hospitality industry.



NECHE Accreditation        

The UH : SACSCOC University Accreditation

EHL Awards

 #1 in Switzerland

QS Business Master’s in Management Rankings 2023

POLYU Awards

Nominated International Strategy of the Year at the prestigious THE Awards, Asia 2023

Testimonial Video

Explore our testimonial video featuring Filippo Papa, the accomplished Director of Development at Marriott International, responsible for overseeing the dynamic Italian market. With an illustrious career in the hospitality industry, Filippo's journey began as an exceptional student at the prestigious Master in Global Hospitality Business program at EHL. In this video, Filippo shares his inspiring insights and experiences, shedding light on how his time at EHL has shaped his path and contributed to his success in the world of hospitality.