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Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern

Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern

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.

Campus Features


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.

    Scholarships and Funding

    Alumni Statistics


    The SHL Swiss Hotel Management School Lucerne made it to first place in the Eduwo education ranking. 6,000 students took part in the survey and received the dipl. Hôtelier-Restaurateur/Hôtelière-Restauratrice HF voted the most popular in Switzerland. We show what sets the SHL apart.

    Managers have been trained at the renowned hotel management school since 1909. Anyone who studies at the Swiss Hotel Management School in Lucerne receives “in-depth, application- and practice-oriented training in hospitality management with national and international recognition,” writes the SHL in its information brochure. The mission of the SHL is to train, accompany and shape highly qualified managers on their path. 96 percent of the students who provided a rating for the educational ranking recommend the SHL and the dipl. Hôtelier-Restaurateur/Hôtelière-Restauratrice HF continues, while the overall rating is 4.5 out of 5 stars. These figures show that the graduates are very satisfied.

    “We train young people with personal commitment and use future-oriented and learning-promoting methods and training content,” says the SHL. The educational course dipl. Hôtelier-Restaurateur/Hôtelière-Restauratrice HF is based on many years of experience that management personnel must know all areas of a hotel business. This type of training “leads to comprehensive skills that are essential for running a company”. The course of study can therefore confidently embrace the concept of practical relevance. “The five practice-oriented semesters and the professional activities in between clearly reflect this philosophy,” writes the SHL on its website.


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      Adligenswilerstrasse, 22, 6006, Luzern