Institut le Rosey

The Essence of Le Rosey – Switzerland’s uniquely international boarding school, balancing the rigorous academics required for admission to leading universities with sporting and artistic excellence. A school for life, where students develop all their talents and where alumni forge lifelong friendships and connections.

key facts

  • Founded in: 1880
  • Students: 450 boarders
  • Age range: Boys and girls from 8 to 18
  • Campus: Spring and autumn by the lakeside in Rolle. Winter in the mountains in Gstaad
  • Accreditation: NEASC, IBO, CIS, French Baccalaureate Group
  • Nationalities: over 60 nationalities; 10% maximum per nation
  • Annual Boarding & Tuition Fees: Juniors as of CHF 87’000++, Cadets & Seniors as of CHF 119’000+


  • Languages: Every course chosen in English or French
  • Diplomas: International Baccalaureate (IB) and French Baccalaureate
  • Ratio Staff / Students: 1:4, (teachers) 1:2 (all staff)
  • Foreign languages: over 20 languages offered at various levels

Summers camps

  • Summer Camps on Rolle and Gstaad campuses in June, July and August
  • Sister summer camps in Crans-Montana in July and August
  • Aimed at the development of self-confidence through workshops (self-defence, music, dancing, art, public speaking)
  • Ages 8 to 18
  • Academic courses: English, French and Maths
  • Access to a wide range of academies, including tech, creative writing, theatre, culinary arts, leadership and sports.
  • A fabulous taste of the Rosey spirit and exceptional facilities


  • Intense daily practice of more than 30 sports and arts. 
  • Programme of cultural events ( concerts, theatre plays, speakers programme, etc.) 
  • Weekend expeditions, environmental, charity and cultural trips and weekends, and over 30 Student Clubs 
  • Strong commitment to humanitarian projects 
  • Winter campus dedicated to snow sports 
  • Association Internationale des Anciens Roséens : a powerful network of 5,000+ alumni 
  • Satellite campus in Kenya dedicated to conservation ( 
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