Choosing a School October 9, 2019

What is life in a Boarding School in Switzerland like?

Discover one of the most extraordinary places to attend boarding school. Find out in this video, why Switzerland belongs to the top destinations to get a world-class education.

Why Switzerland?

Study in a very international and multicultural environment, improve your foreign language skills in a truly multilingual country, enjoy spectacular nature and surroundings, exercise unique extracurricular activities, all in a safe and secure setting.

Switzerland was repeatedly voted as one the most competitive countries and is also home of some of the best boarding schools in the world, offering first class education.

Get to know a selection of some of the most renowned and best Swiss boarding schools:

Featured Schools

Schools in alphabetical order, no ranking:

Brillantmont International SchoolAiglon College
Swiss Alps Area

The founder had a unique vision of what education should be when he enrolled the first six students in 1949. Aiglon continues to be a visionary place today, one where we are proud to nurture the next generation of global citizens and leaders.


Brillantmont International SchoolBrillantmont International School
Geneva Lake Area

Brillantmont International School is one of the oldest schools in Switzerland. It was founded in 1882 and is still owned by the founding family. Its size creates a strong sense of community, a real home from home.


College Alpin Beau SoleilCollege Alpin Beau Soleil
Swiss Alps Area

Founded in 1910 Beau Soleil is one of the oldest private boarding schools in Switzerland. In a spectacular location, it provides a full boarding education for students from over 40 different nationalities aged 11-18 years old.


College du LemanCollege du Leman
Geneva Lake Area

Since 1960 College du Leman’s philosophy and objectives were Educating and teaching in a spirit of openness and tolerance so that students may become the citizens and leaders of a world respectful of differences.


Lyceum Alpinum ZuozLyceum Alpinum Zuoz
Engadin Area

Founded in 1904 this international boarding school is set in a spectacular alpine landscape near St. Moritz, Switzerland. The Lyceum campus occupies an extensive site with its own sports fields overlooking the alpine village of Zuoz.


TASIS The American School in SwitzerlandTasis American School
Lugano Area

Since 1956, this American day and boarding school in the heart of Europe has introduced students to European culture while preparing them for colleges and universities all over the world.


Send your request to those schools

The popular schools can have long waiting lists. We advise you to apply early in order to secure places, so make sure, that you start investigating well in advance. Then start approaching the schools’ admissions offices or use the world schools request function.