HotelFachschule Thun is one of the leading hotel school in Switzerland, renowned for its practice-oriented education.  Our programs are accredited by the Swiss federal government and tuition fees for Swiss students are subsidized. 

Our programs will integrate the EHL Group portfolio from 2025.

As a longstanding member of HotellerieSuisse, an organization with over 3,000 industry members, we are tightly connected with the hospitality sector. As a result, our students get real-life, hands-on training that inspire them and equip them to succeed.

Join us at HotelFachschule Thun and embark on an educational journey that opens doors to countless career opportunities.

Our Boards and Executives

We benefit from the leadership of academic and hospitality industry experts to drive our strategy and oversee our key activities.

Canton of Bern, City of Thun, HotellerieSuisse

  • Prof. Markus Venzin, CEO EHL Group, Lausanne (Präsident)
  • Bruno Huwyler Müller, Stadtschreiber, Stadt Thun (Vizepräsident)
  • Ute Beutler, Leiterin Finanzen & Controlling, Generalsekretariat Erziehungsdirektion Kt. Bern
  • Urs Bircher, Vertreter HotellerieSuisse, Thun
  • Brigitte Hoefliger-von Siebenthal, Chalet Hotel Hornberg, Saanenmöser
  • Dr. Juan-Francisco Perellon, PHD, Chief Academic Officer, EHL Group Lausanne
  • Christian Vifian, Contraco Plus GmbH, Niederscherli
  • Séverin Bez, Managing Director EHL, Vocational and Professional Education Business Area
  • Bommer und Partner Trust Company, Berne
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Our Faculty and Staff

We are committed to fostering achievement and well-being among our students, to help them thrive in their careers. Our staff and faculty are the backbone of this commitment.

Our Alumni

Work at Hotelfachschule Thun

Do you want to contribute to the success of our students? Explore our current vacancies:

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Hire our Students & Graduates

Are you a company looking to hire interns or future graduates? Meet our students and present your business exclusively on our campuses.

Our Partners

We are committed to shaping a sustainable future in hospitality education and practice. We are actively working towards a future where sustainability is not just a choice but an integral part of the hospitality industry's DNA.



Our global network continually evolves through collaboration with partner schools. These cooperations aim to facilitate the exchange of students, lecturers, and staff members, fostering mutual knowledge transfer on an international scale.

Industry Partners

We offer flexible partnership models tailored to your needs and goals. Our Swiss Hospitality Hub, fosters innovation and collaboration in the hospitality industry.

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