STUDIES

Semester dates

The school year at SHL Schweizerische Hotelfachschule Luzern runs from August to July of the following year and consists of school and internship semesters. The SHL school semesters correspond to full-time and in-person study.  Classes usually take place from Monday to Friday. Students will receive a detailed timetable on the first day of the respective semester.

  • Semester Dates for German Course of Studies «Hotelier(e)-Gastronom (in) HF»
    Semester 1 Gastronomie
    28.08.2023 – 02.02.2024
    05.02.2024 – 05.07.2024
     
    26.08.2024 – 31.01.2025
    03.02.2025 – 04.07.2025
     
    25.08.2025 – 30.01.2026 (subject to change)
    02.02.2026 – 03.07.2026 (subject to change)
     
    Semester 3 Hotellerie
    28.08.2023 - 01.12.2023
    04.12.2023 - 22.03.2024
    25.03.2024 - 05.07.2024
     
    26.08.2024 – 29.11.2024
    02.12.2024 – 21.03.2025
    24.03.2025 – 04.07.2025
     
    Semester 5 Betriebswirtschaft
    28.08.2023 - 01.12.2023
    04.12.2023 - 22.03.2024
    25.03.2024 - 05.07.2024
     
    26.08.2024 – 29.11.2024
    02.12.2024 – 21.03.2025
    24.03.2025 – 04.07.2025
     
    Semester 6 Unternehmensführung
    28.08.2023 - 01.12.2023
    04.12.2023 - 22.03.2024
    25.03.2024 - 04.07.2024
     
    26.08.2024 – 29.11.2024
    02.12.2024 – 21.03.2025
    24.03.2025 – 03.07.2025
  • Semester Dates for English Course of Studies «BSc in Hospitality Management»
    Semester 1 F&B Operations
    28.08.2023 - 02.02.2024
    05.02.2024 - 05.07.2024

    26.08.2024 - 31.01.2025
    03.02.2025 - 04.07.2025
     
    25.08.2025 – 30.01.2026 (subject to change)
    02.02.2026 – 03.07.2026 (subject to change)
     
    Semester 3 Rooms Division Operations
    28.08.2023 - 02.02.2024
    05.02.2024 - 05.07.2024
     
    26.08.2024 - 31.01.2025
    03.02.2025 - 04.07.2025
     
    25.08.2025 – 30.01.2026 (subject to change)
    02.02.2026 – 03.07.2026 (subject to change)

    Semester 5 Hospitality Business Administration
    28.08.2023 - 02.02.2024

    26.08.2024 - 31.01.2025

    25.08.2025 - 30.01.2026 (subject to change)

    Semester 6 Hospitality Management
    12.02.2024 - 05.07.2024

    03.02.2025 - 04.07.2025

    25.08.2025 - 30.01.2026 (subject to change)

    Semester 7  International Business Management
    28.08.2023 - 02.02.2024

    26.08.2024 - 31.01.2025

    25.08.2025 - 30.01.2026 (subject to change)

    Semester 8  Global Leadership
    05.02.2024 - 05.07.2024

    03.02.2025 - 04.07.2025 (suject to change)

    25.08.2025 - 30.01.2026 (subject to change)

  • Public Holidays 2023/24 School Year

    All Saints
    01.11.2023

    Immaculate Conception
    08.12.2023

    Christmas
    21.12.2023 - 07.01.2024

    Easter
    29.03.2024 - 01.04.2024 

    Spring Holidays
    15.04.2024 - 21.04.2024 (Semester 1 Gastronomie, Semester 1 F&B Operations, Semester 3 Rooms Division Operation, Semester 6 Hospitality Management, Semester 8 Global Leadership)

    Ascension
    09.05.2024 - 10.05.2024

    Whit Monday
    20.05.2024

    Corpus Christi
    30.05.2024 - 31.05.2024

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