The essence of Brillantmont is its sense of family and the feeling of being at home, in a caring, supportive environment. The size of the school means that every student’s individual talents and strengths can be nurtured and offers exceptional opportunities within and beyond the classroom.

key facts

  • Founded in: 1882 (Still owned by founding family)   
  • Students: 80 boarding students, 100 in total
  • Age range: Boys and girls from 13 to 18
  • Campus: Located in the centre of Lausanne, 40 minutes from Geneva. Outstanding accommodation in a home away from home setting
  • Accreditation: CIS, NEASC
  • Nationalities: 35 nationalities with quotas to ensure diversity
  • Annual Boarding & Tuition Fees: As of CHF 77’000++


(Average class size of 9 students (max. 15)

  • Languages:  English
  • Diplomas: British IGCSE/AS/A Level/and or American High School Graduation Diploma,Advanced Placement, SAT, preparation for entrance to universities all over the world
  • Ratio Staff / Students: 1:4
  • Foreign languages: French, Spanish, German, Italian. Many other languages on request
  • Summer camps: in July and August, ages 10-17, languages with sports activities and excursions

Summers camps

  • Summer camps in July and August under same Direction
  • Boys and girls aged 10-17
  • Language courses : English and French
  • Flexible stay of two to six weeks
  • Languages with sports, activities and excursions



  • Mini high school experience with French from January for 5 weeks
  • French and other classes, combined with skiing, snowboarding and sightseeing
  • Discover boarding school life through integration with the full school year students


  • Wide range of sporting, cultural, personal development and creative activities every day
  • Active in humanitarian and charity projects
  • Varied weekend activities and excursions in Switzerland and to neighbouring countries
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