Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne to open Singapore campus
Switzerland’s Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne (EHL) has announced that it will to open and operate a campus in Singapore by 2021.
EHL has been authorised by Singapore authorities to deliver its Bachelor course in Singapore with the first cohort of students expected to start in autumn 2021.
The EHL group, keen to remain a global leader of hospitality management education and expand international opportunities for its students, has initiated an ambitious plan to open a campus in Singapore.
The EduTrust certification scheme sets high standards and ordinarily is only granted after several years of operation in Singapore.
Dr Juan F Perellon, Chief Risk and Compliance Officer, EHL Group, and Member of the Board of Directors of EHL Campus (Singapore) said: “Receiving the certification prior to the campus opening is a great demonstration of the confidence in the quality and excellence of our institution.”
Andre Witschi, Chairman of the EHL Group Board of Governors, added: “We are grateful for the Singaporean authorities’ go-ahead in this exciting project and we are very much looking forward to establishing a strong international foothold in one of the world’s most dynamic and competitive countries.”
Ecole hoteliere de Lausanne expansion to Singapore part of EHL Group’s growth strategy
When it opens in 2021, EHL Campus (Singapore) will deliver the same internationally recognised Bachelor in Science in International Hospitality Management degree as EHL Campus Lausanne, adding first-hand local market knowledge and experience to the curriculum.
Candidates can submit an application to begin their Preparatory Year at the EHL Campus Lausanne in September 2020, beginning their Bachelor course the following autumn in the first cohort at the Singapore campus.
Michel Rochat, EHL Group CEO, said: “We are proud and delighted to announce this important step in our international growth strategy.
“We go where the market needs us to be, and our goal to open a campus in Singapore will allow us to remain one step ahead, understanding, shaping and stimulating the global hospitality industry, as we have been doing for over a century.”
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