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.


Brillantmont International School is a fully accredited day and boarding school for boys and girls aged 11-18 in the centre of Lausanne. The school provides internationally recognised academic programmes taught in English, which allow students to enter universities throughout the world.

With 160 students from over 40 different nationalities, Brillantmont is very much an international school, which values cultural diversity.

Since its foundation in 1882, Brillantmont has belonged to the same family and we are proud of our homely environment in which every student can reach their full potential.

We would be delighted to welcome you at Brillantmont so you can see first-hand what makes Brillantmont so special.


Key Facts

Founded in: 1882 (Still owned by founding family)

Students: 100 boarding students, 150 in total

Age range: Boys and girls from 11-18

Campus: Located in the centre of Lausanne, 40 minutes from Geneva Outstanding accommodation in a home from home setting

Accreditation: CIS, NEASC

Nationalities: 35 nationalities with quotas to ensure diversity


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

Language: 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