Programme Overview

SHL Summer Academy for enthusiastic hoteliers

Summer Academy

Join us this summer at the SHL Summer Academy to explore the pulse of hospitality. During the educational, interactive and fun one-week programme, you will gain a short, but extensive glimpse into the hospitality industry, learn more about hospitality careers, discover world-renowned Lucerne and meet lots of great people. All at once.

Summer Academy Highlights

Summer Academy Highlights

The SHL Summer Academy introduces you to the latest industry trends, you will meet hospitality leaders and go behind the scenes of five-star hotels. Even more. You will learn exciting insights on Culinary Arts and Hospitality Trends.

  • Hospitality Trend Lab
  • Culinary Arts & Food Trends
  • Behind the scenes excursions
  • Meet a Pro
  • Experience Switzerland

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What you'll take away with You

The good concoction of real-life experience and theoretical input ensures that you’ll leave us with a broad familiarity of the hospitality world, newly acquired skills, a group of international friends and long-lasting memories.


  • Apply basic hospitality operational skills by producing real products
  • Become a team player
  • Develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills


  • Identify key departments and their importance for hotel operations
  • Recognise and appreciate trends in the hospitality industry


  • Experience the true meaning of hospitality and what it takes to work in the hotel industry

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