Campus Reopening: EHL becomes the world's best-equipped hospitality school for a digital future

EHL's response to the COVID-19 crisis

Campus Reopening: EHL becomes the world's best-equipped hospitality school for a digital future

During the campus closure and confinement due to the COVID-19 crisis, the entire EHL community showed great adaptability and commitment.

An assessment has been drawn up, highlighting the excellent work and collaboration of all employees and students, enabling students to maintain an optimal work rhythm, and who will emerge from this period with a multitude of new skills. The outstanding efforts of the entire EHL community have also enabled the Group to help various struggling communities, such as SMEs around the world, students in difficulty or underprivileged communities.

Ready for a digital future

During this period, the true value of the Group was revealed, thanks to its three campuses that have shown solidarity and resilience, its Innovation Hub that continues to drive the industry forward, its Alliance that brings together the biggest names in the hospitality world, its outstanding consultants and, above all, its unique students who are its greatest pride. In total, more than 7,000 hours of courses have been given online since the beginning of the confinement, with close to a hundred professors who had to switch their entire programs to distance learning in just a few days. "A feat as great as the stakes, which was made possible thanks to the extraordinary work carried out by all the academic, technical and support teams", declared Michel Rochat, CEO of EHL Group. Campus visits, selection interviews, career fairs and industry meetings are also among the activities that have been virtually adapted to ensure excellence and to continue to honor EHL's role as the world's leading hospitality management school. Today, EHL boasts an unrivalled digital capacity for a hospitality management school, heralding a multitude of future innovations that will leverage these new technologies.

A detailed infographic explores the multitude of actions undertaken, in support of education and the global hospitality industry, to help deal with the Covid-19 crisis.

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