SHML - Swiss College of Hospitality Management, Lenk

About SHML - Swiss College of Hospitality Management, Lenk

A Lively Learning Experience

A warm welcome to the Swiss College of Hospitality Management Lenk

SHML, a registered Swiss company in the canton of Bern, is Switzerland’s first Boutique Hotel School that was conceptualized and developed to prepare Students for a promising hospitality career, based on the operating philosophies of luxury International boutique hotels and resorts. These hospitality jewels can be found throughout the World, ranging from deluxe two suite Resorts to two hundred plus room accommodation units, and are represented by such famous companies as The Leading Hotels of the World, Small Luxury Hotels, Relais & Chateaux, and Select Hotels and Resorts. Their common denominator is “top drawer” ambience, sustained by a corresponding management approach with superb guests’ service.

Academics at School

The academic program at SHML - Swiss College of Hospitality Management Lenk places an emphasis on every aspect of our student’s growth and development. We take advantage of the natural curiosity students possess by having our teachers present new information in creative ways and teach through exploratory experiences.

Our general curriculum includes a variety of challenging courses that meet or exceed state requirements. Suitable class sizes and exceptional, qualified teachers allow SHML - Swiss College of Hospitality Management Lenk to offer an intimate and inclusive educational environment, while also ensuring each student receives the individualized attention and support they need.


What to Know About Registration

Academic achievement is only a small part of the picture in a student’s life and is often weighted far too heavily in school admissions offices. SHML - Swiss College of Hospitality Management Lenk selects students based on indicators of their future potential, characteristics including intellectual curiosity, perseverance in the face of adversity, and creativity. Read our admissions section for more information and contact our admissions office to start your application.

Life at School

Our student culture plays a key role in our School experience. We’ve created a safe and accessible environment where students are encouraged to discuss ideas, collaborate on projects, share their work, and receive feedback from fellow students and teachers. We give students the foundation to bring their potential to life.

The student experience at SHML - Swiss College of Hospitality Management Lenk includes a diverse range of cultures, curricula, and extracurricular activities. We offer many options for our students to choose from, making them directly involved in designing their own educational path which meets the high standards of our core curriculum. There’s so much for students to do and experience here.

SHML - IELTS Registration Centre

SHML has partnered with Cambridge English Languages to be able to offer students the possibility to register for an IELTS test for either IELTS Academic or General Training.


You can register for an IELTS test in any region of Switzerland with SHML.


Vadianstrasse 7

9000 St. Gallen 


T: 071 278 06 12

F: 071 278 00 44


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