At SHL we have a rolling intake, so you can start your online application as soon as you feel ready. Our Admissions Team is on hand to guide you throughout the application and admission process. You are welcome to arrange a personal meeting with us – on site or online – to receive support with your application or to answer any questions you may have.
The application and admission process at SHL Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern usually take three weeks approximately.
for September: Visa candidates: May 31st | Non visa candidates: July 31st
for February: Visa candidates: October 31st | Non visa candidates: December 31st
Prepare all the necessary documents for the application process and save them as PDF files. The following documents must be uploaded during the application process:
*If your school would prefer to send these documents directly to SHL, please provide your school with the e-mail address of your SHL contact person or the SHL Admissions team: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The admissions essay is an important part of your application.It offers you the opportunity to highlight your strengths, your motivation and your interests. Choose one of the following topics for your essay:
Your essay should be typewritten and between 500 and 1'000 words long. Please do not forget to include your name and the topic you have chosen at the top of the first page.
To apply for your place at SHL, please complete the online application form. To submit your application, you will need to upload the documents listed in Step 1. You can save your application at any time and return to it later in order to upload documents and complete your application.
You will be charged a registration fee of CHF 280 as the last step before you submit your online application. This fee must be paid online using a Visa or a MasterCard. As soon as we have received your complete application, our admission team will review all your documents.
As soon as the application documents are reviewed and accepted, you will be invited to the second step of the admissions process where you complete an online aptitude test.
The test consists of four different sections, testing for language and analogies, sequences, matrices and personality. No special preparation is required, and you should calculate approx. 45 min to complete it.
The final step of the admissions process is the personal interview with the SHL Head of Admissions.
We will mainly be talking about your academic and extra-curricular background, your experience working in teams, your passions and aspirations for the future.
Book an appointment with our Admissions team – on site or online.