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How to apply for direct entry to the EHL Bachelor

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Before you start your application for direct entry to the Bachelor of Science in International Hospitality Management, make sure you do the following:

Step 1 - Check the admission requirements

Before starting your application, please make sure you meet the entry requirements. If you are not sure or have questions, please contact our admissions team

Step 2 - Prepare your documents

Preparation is the key to a successful application. Make sure you have all your documents ready, and saved in pdf format. This will make uploading everything easier and save you time. To apply for direct entry to the Bachelor in Hospitality Management at EHL Campus Passugg you will need the following documents:

Professional Degree (HF/ES/SS) Graduates

  • Diploma and academic transcripts
  • Essay
  • English Language Certificate
  • Resume including work and internship certificates

University Transfers and Graduates of other Diplomas

  • Hospitality Diploma and academic transcripts
  • Secondary school diploma and academic transcripts
  • Essay
  • English Language Certificate
  • Resume including work and internship certificates

Note: You can submit your application prior to having completed your diploma and language tests.


The essay is an important part of your application. It is an opportunity for you to highlight your strengths, motivation and interests. Your essay should be typed and contain between 500-650 words.

Your essay will tell us a great deal about you, and it will enable us to assess your analytical skills and determine whether you can organize your thoughts and express them clearly.  We expect you to produce an interesting personal account for your selected topic.

Please remember to add your name and the topic you have chosen at the top of the first page.


Topics (please choose one):

  • Why have you chosen to study at EHL? What criteria did you use when assessing whether EHL is the right fit for you?
  • EHL prepares students to become leaders in a competitive, demanding and global industry. What are your expectations for EHL and your career objectives?
  • Which current trends do you find most interesting in the hospitality industry? How do you think EHL will help you manage these trends in your career?

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Step 3 - Submit your application online

When you are ready, go to the EHL Application Portal to start your application. Once logged in to the online application system, please select the bachelor program "for direct entry into year 2".

Do not forget to tick the box under General Terms and Conditions to complete your application.

Step 4 - Registration fee and admission procedure

Pay the application fee* and submit your application online.

The EHL Admissions team will then review your application. If you are qualified, you will be invited to an interview with an EHL Admissions representative. 

* EHL Passugg (SSTH) students and alumni are exempt from paying the application fee


Do you have any questions?

Our Admission Team are happy to assist you with the application process.

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