SSTH Hotelfachschule Passugg

Start your management career in the hotel and gastronomy industry now!

The EHL Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality in Passugg teaches hotel and gastronomy skills. It is a member of the EHL Group, the world's number 1 hotel management school.

International students from different countries study together at EHL Campus Passugg

Swiss Professional Degree

Specialists and leaders are in great demand in the hotel and tourism industry. We train the talents of tomorrow: are you one of them?

Bachelor Studium an der EHL Hotelfachschule Passugg

Bachelor in International Hospitality Management

The development of management and leadership competencies is the focus of the renowned EHL Bachelor's degree.

The Professional Pathway

If you opt for the practice-oriented approach at EHL Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality in Passugg (SSTH), you will benefit from a thorough and more in-depth insight into the hotel and restaurant industry. Thanks to your studies, you will gain a broad overview of all functions and processes in the hospitality industry and acquire not only operational but also management internship experience at renowned companies.

Are you enthusiastic about hotel management, tourism, cuisine, guest contact and communication? Would you like to gain extensive practical work experience in addition to your studies? Then the professional pathway at EHL SSTH is right  for you!



Talk to our admissions officer

Are you interested in studying hospitality management? Would you like to know more about the professional path at EHL Campus Passugg?

Do not hesitate to contact Xenia Marchesini with your questions, she will be happy to help you.


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EHL Hotelfachschule Passugg

We are a member of the EHL Group

The EHL Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality in Passugg (SSTH) has been part of the EHL Group since 2013. The EHL Group also owns the Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL), the oldest and best-known hotel management school in the world.

EHL and SSTH work closely together; the educational courses dovetail and are constantly being adapted to the latest needs of the hotel industry. Since its foundation in 1893, EHL has provided training for more than 25,000 hotel managers.

No degree without further possibilities

As a member of the EHL Group, the world's No. 1 hotel management education institution, EHL SSTH students are free to pursue further education and degrees.

Within the EHL Group, you benefit from a unique and recognized education program: from basic vocational training, through hotel management studies at a higher professional college, to a bachelor's degree in international hospitality management. This will open all doors for you nationally and internationally.

salil desai

The right attitude and passion will launch a great career

Meet Mr. Salil Desai, Director of Talent & Culture from Sofitel Hotels & Resorts in Mumbai BKC, India. The Sofitel Group will double the number of its hotels in India in the coming years. This growth also requires new talent in the industry. With the right attitude and passion, combined with the required qualifications, all international career paths are open to young talents.

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Qualification and rankings of Swiss hotel management schools

How can you assess which Swiss hotel management school is best suited for you?


Our current ranking results

THE-ICE: I-Graduate Ranking

The International Centre of Excellence in Tourism and Hospitality Education (THE-ICE) has selected the EHL Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality (SSTH) and its campus from over 220 participating hotel schools around the world to rank among the top schools:

#1 host friends
#2 overall arrival & residential assistance
#3 campus environment & visa advice
#4 happiness
#6 program content
#7 multicultural
#9 quality of lecturers & good contacts

Eduwo Ranking

More than 3,000 students evaluated their study program on the basis of the following criteria: lecturers/teachers, school equipment, school organization, framework offer/environment and teaching content. The EHL Swiss School of Tourism and Hospitality - Hotelfachschule Passugg ranks third among Switzerland's higher vocational schools across all the different courses of study. We are particularly proud of the 100% recommendation rate of our students and graduates.

Reimagine Education Awards

The Reimagine Education Awards recognize the most innovative approaches to education in a global competition. In the current year, 1507 innovators from 39 countries have applied with their projects for a total of 16 award categories in the field of education. EHL SSTH was awarded silver in the categories "Nurturing Employability" and "Social Skills" with the project "Elysium - the Multisensory Restaurant and Education Experience".

CEO Insights India

EHL SSTH was awarded second place in the ranking "10 Most Promising European Educational Institutes for Indian Students 2019" by CEO Insights India magazine.

Quality & Accreditations

EHL SSTH has successfully met the high quality standards of the following accreditation institutes:

  • Accredited through the Swiss federal government (SFBI) framework for HF programs
    SSTH is the only hotel management school to offer both German and English HF degrees to become a certified Swiss Hôtelière-Restauratrice/Hôtelier-Restaurateur, which are recognized by the Swiss Confederation. The State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SBFI) states: "The HF degree programs impart skills to students that enable them to take on specialist and management responsibility independently in their field. They are labor market-oriented and, in particular, promote the ability to think methodically and synergistically."
  • Classification as tertiary education
    Courses of study at Swiss HF colleges such as EHL SSTH, are classified as level 6, tertiary B education according to the national and European qualifications frameworks. A level 6 qualification is the same level as a bachelor's.
  • Training excellence
    EHL SSTH has successfully completed its pre-accreditation for the internationally renowned THE-ICE quality label for tourism and hospitality education. EHL SSTH is now an associate of THE-ICE and was cited as a model Swiss hotel management school with a great deal of "heart and soul".
  • With the recognition of 90 ECTS points of the Bologna system
    The University of Applied Sciences Western Switzerland (HES-SO) has recognized the German and English HF degree program "Dipl. Hôtelière-Restauratrice / Hôtelier-Restaurateur HF " of EHL SSTH with an equivalent value of 90 ECTS points for entering the BSc in Hospitality Management of the EHL. This recognition gives EHL SSTH graduates the opportunity to further their academic education by transitioning directly into their bachelor's degree program.

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