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  • Welcome to Collège Champittet

    Collège Champittet has been providing outstanding education to both local and international students for over 110 years.

    College Champittet

  • Preschool, primary and secondary

    Collège Champittet Pully welcomes students from 3 to 18 years old (preschool, primary and secondary). It is located near the edge of Lake Geneva and close to the center of Lausanne.

    Pully students

  • Preschool and Primary

    Collège Champittet Nyon welcomes students from 3 to 11 years old (preschool and primary). Located between Geneva and Lausanne it gives young children a secure and supportive place.

    Nyon student

  • Camps of excellence

    At Collège Champittet Pully, we believe that learning doesn't just take place within the classroom.

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  • Admissions at Collège Champittet

    Our admissions are open throughout the year, do not hesitate to get in touch with us!

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  • Home to the pioneers of tomorrow

    In our Pully campus, we welcome international boarding students from 11 to 18 years old in a warm family style atmosphere.


  • Find out what is happening at school

    Have a look at what is happening, read the newsletters check the events calandar and blog articles!

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What makes our school special?

Collège Champittet is a school that parents trust and where students flourish, day after day.

A welcoming and creative environment

Our school is designed to help them discover the joy of learning — a secure place to explore, grow and make new friends.

Here we offer a highly personalised international education which is both traditional in its values while innovative in its methods, with the aim of supporting students to become curious, enthusiastic and resilient learners.

Students leave our care confident both intellectually and socially, aware of the world around them, respectful of others, and ready to meet the challenges of the next stages in their education and in their lives.

We teach highly respected curricula that help our students become global citizens.

We teach highly respected curricula that help our students become global citizens.

We provide a choice of the International Baccalaureate, Swiss Maturité, and French Baccalauréat.

Unlike any other school in the region, Collège Champittet offers a truly bilingual learning environment (French and English), with German introduced into the classroom at age seven.

In addition, our bespoke Global Campus programme provides our students innovative curricular experiences and challenges in collaboration with over 60,000 students in sister schools all around the world.  

We deliver excellent academic outcomes for all our students.

We deliver excellent academic outcomes for all our students.

Our students achieve a pass rate of over 95% in the Swiss Maturité and consistently score over the global average for the IB Diploma. 

In our annual parent survey, 94% of parents stated that their child receives a high-quality education at Collège Champittet

With these excellent academic outcomes, the majority of our students go on to the university of their choice, including universities ranked among  the top 50 in the world.

We think beyond traditional education to transform learning.

We think beyond traditional  education to transform learning.

We educate your child for the future. Our world-class curricula are enriched by one-of-a-kind collaborations with world-leading organisations like Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), The Juilliard School for the performing arts in New York City, and UNICEF.

Our students also participate in unique programmes in social entrepreneurship and IT coding.

Our approach, which integrates personalised learning and positive discipline, enables our students not only to achieve outstanding academic results but also develop the skills and mind-set to thrive in a changing world. 

 Our dedicated teachers enhance your child’s learning.

Our dedicated teachers enhance your child’s learning. We recruit and retain outstanding teachers from around the world.

Our team of experienced staff are adept at integrating students from all nationalities and backgrounds to ensure a smooth start to their studies.

Our teachers benefit from world-leading professional development, both within the school and through Nord Anglia Education’s extensive training programmes.

In our annual parent survey, 91% of Champittet parents report that their child has a good relationship with their teachers.

Situated along the coast of spectacular Lake Leman, both of our campuses provide a safe and nurturing environment to inspire

Situated along the coast of spectacular Lake Leman, both of our campuses provide a safe and nurturing environment to inspire students’ growth and development.

Our Pully campus in Lausanne offers extraordinary access to the city, mountains and the lake.   At Collège Champittet Pully, natural beauty and outdoor opportunities abound!​  In addition, the traditional architecture and historic campus is itself a source of pride and inspiration for all our students.

Meanwhile our second campus in Nyon, located not far from the lake and between Geneva and Lausanne, provides a nurturing and stimulating environment for students from 3 to 10 years old.

Renown throughout the world for its fresh air, spectacular scenery and security, Switzerland provides our students an incredible learning environment and our parents great peace of mind.

Our authentic Swiss standards are proudly embedded in everything we do.

Our authentic Swiss standards are proudly embedded in everything we do.

For over 115 years parents have placed their trust in our school and its proud Swiss traditions.

Unique among private international schools in the region, French is the “native” language of the school.  Our student body is comprised of over 40% Swiss students and 33% foreigners with long-term Swiss residency.

But while our culture and heritage are truly Swiss, we are enthusiastically open to the world in all that we do, enriching our curricula with English studies and international best practice, so that our students develop a truly global mindset.​

Consistent with the cosmopolitan nature of Switzerland, our school’s diverse and multicultural student body comprises 40 nationalities.  In our surveys, 85% of parents say their child is developing global awareness in school.

Timeless values and warm, nurturing care ensure your child loves coming to school.

Timeless values and warm, nurturing care ensure your child loves coming to school.

Within our school, our chaplaincy and strong humanitarian orientation enrich learning and provide a solid foundation in which our school values of respect, ambition, courage, openness and integrity are deeply embedded. 

Furthermore, participation in our Champittet Foundation expands our students’ horizons and create life-long memories.

Our pedagogical approach is a highly personalized one based on small class sizes and a nurturing pastoral support model, which we believe is part of why 95% of our parents say their child is happy at our school.