SHL Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern

Founded in 1909, SHL Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern is one of the two original Swiss hotel management schools and offers one of the only two Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management degrees in Switzerland accredited by the Swiss federal government and in compliance with the Bologna Declaration.

For over 100 years, the world’s finest hotels have turned to SHL to find the hoteliers, entrepreneurs and managers of tomorrow. Today, we are known across the world for developing people’s talent and training the very best in the hotel industry.

BSc in Hospitality Management

The Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management programme is a full-time, four-year degree programme, which includes two paid internships and provides you with transferable skills in hospitality leadership, management, strategy, and operations. During your studies, you will focus on the highest standards of excellence, along with modern management practices, and you will work on applied business projects, as well as academic research projects. The Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management is a worthwhile investment in your personal development and professional future.

As the only hotel management school offering a degree programme in cooperation with the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Lucerne (HSLU), SHL students are guaranteed educational excellence as well as ensured degree recognition throughout the world.

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Programs Location
Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management Lucerne
Summer Academy Lucerne

Scholarships & funding

We aim to discover the top talents around the world and support them in their quest to become the next generation of enthusiastic hoteliers and hospitality leaders.
Eligible SHL Inspire candidates demonstrate their outstanding passion and fascination for hospitality, as well as their dedication to become inspiring leaders. Whilst there are no typical SHL Inspire scholarship candidates, we are looking for students who have the talent and the drive to create a lasting impact on the hospitality industry and contribute to taking it to the next level.

Are you the one we're looking for? Get in touch with us or visit our website for more information.

*only available for our BSc in Hospitality Management program.


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SHL Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern is in the Top 10 Countries to Study Abroad Top 10 Europe rankings 2023 Top 10 Global rankings 2023 Top 10 Global rankings 2022 Top 10 Europe rankings 2022 badge


The SHL Campus is made up of :

  • the Lakeview Campus, with its breath-taking views of Lake Lucerne
  • the City Campus
  • our student accommodation, Hotel SHL

For more information please visit our website.


Hotel SHL, our student accommodation, has an excellent standard and supports a healthy lifestyle in a beautiful lakeside environment that reflects a real hotel experience, with various en-suite room categories to choose from. In addition to the modern, spacious rooms, the student hotel offers a Community Room with a fully equipped kitchen and an attached courtyard, as well as a large rooftop terrace to enjoy.

Check out our Hotel SHL Brochure on our website.


Average rating 4.3

Based on 6 reviews.


From the very beginning, I felt very welcome at SHL. The different classes make the studies varied and no day is the same. I can't imagine a better place to study hospitality management.


So far expectations have been fulfilled and a pleasant studying experience. However there is room for improvement and a Larger focus could be placed on the students work life balance.

Josephine W

I love our program, there is minor tweaks that need to be improved, due to us being the first class but we have already seen a lot improvements for the next class.


SHL Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern

Adligenswilerstrasse 22
6006 Lucerne

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