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The essence of Collège Champittet — Founded in 1903, Collège Champittet has been providing outstanding education to both local and international students for over a century. Set amongst beautiful surroundings, near the edge of Lake Geneva, we pride ourselves on delivering academic excellence and providing the finest curricula that the Swiss, French and international education systems have to offer.

key facts

  • Founded in 1903 ; 120 years of history
  • “A Swiss School Open to The World”
  • 2 campuses: Lausanne-Pully (day and boarding school)  and Nyon (day school, primary education only)
  • 850 students including 100 boarders
  • Age range: boys and girls from 3 to 19 years old ; boarding school from 11 years old
  • Nationalities: 50 nationalities including 40% Swiss and over 20 nationalities in the boarding house
  • Accreditations: The Boarding Schools’ Association, ISO 9001-2000, IBO A Nord Anglia Education school with access to unique opportunities such as Global Campus and partnerships with The Juilliard School and MIT
  • Annual Boarding & Tuition Fees: as of CHF99’500.-


  • Languages:  Bilingual French and English
  • Diplomas: International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) taught in English ; French Baccalaureate taught in French ; Swiss Maturité taught in French and English
  • Additional programs: French as a Foreign Language (full year immersion in French for beginners, validated as an academic year) ; Cambridge English Foundation Year (full year immersion in English for beginners, validated as an academic year)
  • Foreign languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Chinese, Latin and other languages upon request
  • Academic results 2022 : IBDP average score 34.8 ; French Baccalaureate 100% pass rate ; Swiss Maturité 100% pass rate
  • Student to teacher ratio: 9:1
  • Average class size: 15

Summers camps

  • Organized together with the Swiss International Leadership Camp and Academy (SILC)
  • Day or boarding camp
  • 2-week sessions (3 sessions in total) available in July and August on our Lausanne-Pully campus
  • Age range: boys and girls from 11 to 17 years old
  • Nationalities: over 50 nationalities
  • Language: English
  • Description: a thrilling program of outdoor activities and leadership challenges run by highly trained professional staff focused on student growth and well-being 


  • Over 30 extracurricular activities available including Music, Danse, STEAM, paddle, sailing, skiing, yoga, self-defense, entrepreneurship etc.
  • Numerous clubs available on campus: Model United Nations, Creative Writing, Chess, etc.
  • Partnership with Swiss tennis (on-site tennis courts) to provide students with tennis lessons
  • Partnership with Lausanne-Pully yacht club to provide students with sailing lessons
  • Numerous ski excursions and camps organized in winter
  • Numerous humanitarian and cultural trips organized along the year: humanitarian trips to Madagascar and Thailand ; spiritual trip to Rome and Fatima ; boarding trips to Paris, Croatia, Sicily, Malta ; Kilimanjaro Challenge etc.
  • Numerous cultural events and conferences organized along the year: Grande Conférence, Saison Culturelle, etc.
  • Several workshops organized along the year: leadership, manners and etiquette, housekeeping, etc.
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