At EHL Campus Passugg, we take a comprehensive approach to identify candidates who have the academic foundation and personal qualities to be successful in the professional pathway and to become leaders in the industry. Here are a few of the qualities we seek:
We invite you to learn more about the admissions requirements here below. Our dedicated admissions team is here to help if you have any questions about your eligibility and the application process.
Step 1. Online application
Please start by creating a profile with the online application form. You can save your file at any time and return later to upload documents and finish your application. You will be required to submit the documents listed below electronically via the online application portal. We accept documents in French, English, German or Italian.
Final high school diploma, including certified academic transcripts and an explanation of the grading system.
English language certificate (TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS or Cambridge First Certificate)
One passport sized photograph
CV or Résumé, including special interests and activities
Statement of motivation.
Important: Don't forget to check the box under General Terms and Conditions, which will complete your application.
Step 2. Selection process
After you have submitted the online application, the following process begins:
Step 3. Payment
Once you have receive a provisional acceptance from EHL Campus Passugg, you will receive an invoice to pay for the first semester fees.
EHL Campus Passugg has engaged Western Union Business Solutions for secure, low cost payment in your currency of choice. Please follow the payment instructions on the website from Western Union.
As soon as payment for the first semester has been received and the Student Contract has been signed and returned, your place of study at EHL Campus Passugg will be reserved and a formal Letter of Acceptance will be sent.
Step 4. Visa application for non EU/EFTA nationals
With your official Letter of Acceptance, you can proceed with your student visa application. Please note that a visa application can take up to 10 weeks.
As soon as the visa is confirmed, EHL Campus Passugg will issue a school fee payment confirmation to the Swiss Embassy in your home country, which allows the visa to be stamped into your passport. You can now book your flight (please check the entry date on your visa) and send us your arrival details, so we can organize your transfer from Zürich airport to Passugg.
If you also wish to apply for financial aid from the EHL Foundation: January 31, 2021
If you require a visa to study in Switzerland (non CH & EU): April 30, 2021
All other applications: June 4, 2021
If you wish to also apply for financial aid from the EHL Foundation: July 31, 2021
If you require a visa to study in Switzerland (non CH & EU): September 30, 2021
All other applications: November 5, 2021
Minimum 18 years of age when entering the Swiss Professional Degree or Professional Path into the EHL Bachelor Program at EHL Campus Passugg
17 years of age if starting with the Professional Internship Foundation (PIF).
Should you be in the final year of secondary or high school and wish to apply, evaluation will be based on predicted grades and/or results from previous years.
You can submit the results of your final exams and diploma certiﬁcates later, but always before the start of your studies at EHL Campus Passugg.
The transcripts must show the courses you have taken and the grades you received. If you have attended university since leaving secondary school, then you must submit your university certificates and transcripts (for students who have attended university in Switzerland an exmatriculation letter is required).
All certificates and transcripts that are not in English, French, German or Italian must be translated into English or French by a certified translator. The translation should be accompanied by comprehensive information on the school or university attended and an explanation of the grading and assessment system.
The statement of motivation is an important part of your application. It is an opportunity for you to showcase your strengths, motivation and interests. Please cover the following four questions and limit your statement to no more than two A4 typed pages:
What attracts you to the hospitality industry?
What attributes do you think you have to be successful in the hospitality industry?
Why have you chosen EHL Campus Passugg and Switzerland?
How do you think EHL Campus Passugg can help you to achieve your goals
Excellent written and verbal command of English is required. As proof, you are asked to submit one of the following international English certificates:
Alternatively you can submit evidence that English was the main medium of instruction during your last three years of secondary/high school studies.
The EHL Campus Passugg now also houses an official IELTS test center. Click here for upcoming dates and to register.
Visit this page to download our fees in PDF format and learn about the various scholarships and student loans available to students applying at EHL.
Upon successful completion of the Hôtelière-Restauratrice/Hôtelier-Restaurateur HF program, you can complete the EHL bachelor’s degree by studying for three additional semesters.