welcome to the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne EHL: Some facts and figures • 25,000 alumni in 123 countries • 1,864 students from 88 countries • 362 faculty and staff members, 32 nationalities • Bilingual institution: English and French • Not-for-profit foundation Founded in 1893 | First hotel school in the world © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Accreditations dual higher-level accreditation europe: Part of the Swiss University of Applied Sciences usa: Accredited by NEASC’s Higher Education Commission © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne An International Family • 1,450 on campus • 414 on internship • 88 nationalities 49%51% © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne 45% 55% Our Students • Switzerland 48% • France 16% • Germany 5% • Rest of Western Europe 10% • Asia Pacific 6% • Central & South America 4% • North America 4% • Central & Eastern Europe 3% • Africa 2% • Middle East 2% © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne The Hospitality Industry • A people industry • A service industry • An international business • An art and a science © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne The Hospitality Industry Resorts & Leisure Consumer Products Luxury Products Private Banking Asset Management Wealth Management International Hotel Chains F&B Catering F&B Services Airline Companies Airline Catering Consulting Services Clubs & Spas © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Recruiting EHL Graduates © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Why Choose Hospitality? • A huge and fast-growing industry • Constant new career opportunities • Unusual career paths • International work and travel • Challenging but rewarding • Scope for initiative and creativity • Fast-track careers © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Who Chooses Hospitality? is this your profile? • You like helping others • You like variety and change • You like creativity • You like to use both your hands and your brain • You like working with people • You like diversity © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne EHL’s Academic Programmes International Hospitality Management 4 years Bachelor of Science Degree and Economiste d’Entreprise HES Hotel and Restaurant Management 2 years | Diploma Master’s Programme (MHA) 14 months | Master in Hospitality Administration © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Direct Entry Possibilities Year 1 Direct Entry 3 years Bachelor of Science Degree and Economiste d’Entreprise HES Year 2 Direct Entry 2 years Bachelor of Science Degree and Economiste d’Entreprise HES © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Overview Bachelor Programme © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Overview Diploma Programme year 1 year 2 Module 1 : Arts de la Table & Gastronomy Module 1 : Hospitality & Gastronomy Module 2 : Hospitality & Art de Vivre Module 2 : Business & Technology Module 3 : Business & Technology Module 3 : Leadership & Supervision Module 4 : Operational Competencies (6 months at EHL) (6 months at EHL) 6 months In-Company Immersion 6 months In-Company Immersion Administration Operations Creation of a Business Concept © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Distinguished Guest Speakers • Mr. Al Gore, Former Vice-President of USA and Nobel Peace Prize winner • Mr. Katz, Managing Director of The Blackstone Group • Sir Rocco Forte, CEO & Founder of Rocco Forte Hotels • Mr. Fiskers, President & CEO of Scandic Hotels • Mr. Wittwer, CEO and President of Kempinski Hotels • Mr. Barnard, Partner & Managing Director of PKF Consulting • Mr. Rushmore, President of HVS Consulting Group © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Internships: Some Recent Employers George V Paris - France Burj Al Arab UAE - Dubai The Peninsula Chicago – USA The Oriental Bangkok – Thailand Nestle S.A. Vevey – Switzerland Grand Hyatt Beijing - China Hotel Arts – The Ritz Carlton Barcelona – Spain Louis Vuitton Geneva – Switzerland © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Recent Graduates Markus Marty, 2008 Swiss The Standard Hotel, New York Sales Executive Vanessa Stoessel, 2008 South African, Swiss Chiva-Som Hotel, Bangkok Executive Assistant to Director of Sales & Marketing Patricia Lehnherr, 2008 Swiss, Dutch World Economic Forum, Geneva Events Manager © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Nos Diplômés Jingyuan Wang, 2008 Suisse, Chine UBS Assistant Client Advisor in Wealth Management Hong Kong Laura Ballestrin, 2008 Suisse, Mexique BMW, Suisse Specialist Trade Marketing & Online Orange SA POS & Trade Marketing Manager Aurélien Six, 2008 France ING Bank, Geneva Senior Transaction Manager Trade & Commodity Finance- Oil © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Hotels Managed by EHL Graduates • Park Hyatt, Tokyo • Oriental, Bangkok • George V, Paris • Lutetia, Paris • Peninsula Hotels, Hong Kong • Raffles Hotels, Singapore • Four Seasons, London • Shangri-La, Jakarta • Hilton Resort, Cancun • Raffles, Singapore • Four Seasons, Chicago • InterContinental, London © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Positions Currently Held by EHL Alumni Reto Wittwer, CEO, Kempinski Hotels Kurt Ritter, CEO & President, The Rezidor Hotel Group Peter Borer, COO, The Peninsula Hotels, Hong Kong Ray Bickson, Executive Director & COO, Taj Resorts & Palaces Philippe Echenard, CEO SV Group Hans Boesch, CEO Compass Group Suisse Barbara Kux, Chief Procurement Officer, Member of the Managing Board, Siemens © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Admissions Criteria EHL Admissions Process © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Admission Requirements programme EDUCATION AGE WORK EXPERIENCE ENGLISH QUALIFICATION SECOND LANGUAGE APPLICATION SELECTION LATEST APPLICATION DEADLINE © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne bachelor master diploma Secondary diploma Bachelor’s degree + GMAT Secondary or professional qualification 18 25 20 Recommended 2 years 1 year IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL iBT 100 IELTS 7.0 or TOEFL iBT 100 IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL iBT 90 Yes No No Essay Motivation letter + employer reference Motivation letter + employer reference Selection day Interview Interview 1 February or 1 April 1 May 1 May/1 November Online Application • Create an account: www.ehl.edu • Complete online application form • Upload diplomas and transcripts • Language certificates • Personal essay or letter of motivation • Complete information on activities, jobs, achievements • Pay application fee online © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Language Certificates • Results must be sent directly to Admissions by the testing centre • Make sure to take the test well before the application deadline • Your language results must be received before your file can be evaluated © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Selection Day at EHL • Quantitative and analytical aptitude test • Motivation and hospitality aptitude test • Interview • Role play © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Selection Days at EHL Application deadline Selection days at ehl Final decision 1 DECEMBER 2010 20/21 January 2011 Mid February 2011 1 FEBRUARY 2011* 21/22 February 2011 and 17/18 March 2011 Mid April 2011 1 APRIL 2011 27/28/29 April 2011 and 18/19/20 May 2011 * Final application deadline for visa candidates, scholarship candidates, direct entry candidates and selection days abroad © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Mid June 2011 Selection Days Abroad Autumn 2011 Intake Application deadline Selection days abroad Final decision 1 FEBRUARY 2011* New York 27 February 2011 Mid April 2011 Hong Kong 26/27 February 2011 Shanghai 5/6 March 2011 Mexico City 20 March 2011 Dubai 26 March 2011 Singapore 26/27 March 2011 * Final application deadline for visa candidates © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Tips for a Successful Application • Do get work experience • Do complete your military service • Do consider a gap year • Do your research • Don’t have your parents do the work for you • Don’t plagiarize your essays © Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne Financial Aid ehl scholarships Granted on the basis of merit and demonstrated financial need to outstanding students who have successfully completed the various steps of the selection process. swiss government subsidies for swiss residents HES-SO will cover part of the tuition fees for the Bachelor of Science programme for all Swiss nationals and foreign students with permanent residence in Switzerland. 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