College champittet

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

  • ”A Swiss School Open to The World”
  • Established in 1903, with over 120 years of history.
  • 40-hectare lakeside campus is located in Pully (Lausanne), accommodating both day and boarding students.
  • 850 students, including 100 boarders.
  • Age range: boys and girls from 3 to 18 years old. Boarding school from 11 years old.
  • 50 nationalities, including 40% Swiss, with over 20 nationalities in the Boarding House.
  • Accredited by The Boarding Schools’ Association, ISO 9001-2000, and IBO.
  • A Nord Anglia Education school with access to unique opportunities such as Global Campus and partnerships with The Juilliard School, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and UNICEF.
  • Annual boarding and tuition fees start from CHF 104’500.-


  • Languages:  Bilingual French and English.
  • Diplomas: International Baccalaureate Diploma Program (IBDP) taught in English; French Baccalaureate taught in French; and 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); andCambridge 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 2023: IBDP average score 32.92 (3 points higher than the global average); 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 are available including sailing, music, dance, STEAM, paddle, skiing, yoga, self-defense, entrepreneurship, fencing, etc.
  • A variety of clubs are available on campus, such as Model United Nations, Creative Writing, and Chess.
  • A partnership with Swiss Tennis offers students tennis lessons on on-site courts.
  • A partnership with Lausanne-Pully Yacht Club provides students with sailing lessons.
  • Numerous ski excursions and camps are organized during winter.
  • Various humanitarian and cultural trips are organized throughout the year, including humanitarian trips to Madagascar and Thailand, a spiritual trip to Rome and Fatima, boarding trips to Paris, Croatia, Sicily, Malta, and expeditions to Kilimanjaro and Galapagos.
  • Several cultural events and conferences, such as the Cycle des Grandes Conférences and Saison Culturelle, are held throughout the year.
  • Workshops on various topics, including leadership, manners and etiquette, and housekeeping, are held throughout the year.
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