• An International Family

    Our diverse international community features students and staff from over 100 nationalities

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  • Personalised Learning

    We value each student’s individuality as well as his or her integration into society. Our programme of studies prepares our students for the demands of the 21st century.

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  • Our People

    We benefit from talented and experienced faculty, staff and our Senior Leadership Team.

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  • A range of activities

    The opportunities don't stop when the school terms end. We offer a range of activities for your child to discover, from ski trips to performing arts camps and guided GAP years

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  • A Place to Call Home

    Whether your child is joining us at Pre-K or midway through their learning journey, we offer a nurturing environment that will make a huge difference to their future

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  • Broadening Horizons

    From the city to lake and the mountains, every child will find something to love in our range of activities

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  • A Safe Place to Grow

    Our safe and welcoming campus will be a home where your child can learn to be confident and independent

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  • Say Hello

    Get in touch or visit us to discover what makes Collège du Léman an inspiring place to learn

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Overview

Adventure Collège du Léman

Over to you

Our gap programme has been designed with you in mind. It’s a life experience that will put you ahead of your peers and give you the assurance that you have what it takes to succeed. You will be inspired, learn new skills, make lifetime friends, have fun and discover places you never knew existed.

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You will be a full-fledged member of our Leadership Academy Programme and School of Entrepreneurship, practice your skills as a leader on a mountain top, create your own entrepreneurial project, do a corporate traineeship, rub shoulders with professionals, learn a new language, do volunteering work in Zambia, go skiing, go travelling and learn how to be successful at job interviews.

A dedicated team of professionals will mentor you throughout the year and create a framework for self-reflection, individual coaching and personal growth. One of the key concepts of our gap year is flexibility. Each person applying to our programme is unique and valued. That’s why we listen to your needs, your desires and your aspirations.

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Application requirements.

You will need to meet the following two requirements:

  • Be aged between 17 and 24 at the start of the gap programme.
  • Have the equivalent of a B2 level of English proficiency (all the modules will be in English).

We welcome students from all over the world. It doesn’t matter if your interest primarily lies in business, science, the humanities or the arts; you will learn practical skills that will stay with you for life.

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The CdL gap year is a safe, meaningful and guided programme that adds true value to the personal development of each student.
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