Located on the shores of Lake Geneva on the Swiss Riviera, AUS offers students a university experience with a mix of cosmopolitan city living and picturesque tranquility. Offering vast opportunities for adventure from skiing to hiking, watches to chocolate and the breathtaking scenery in between. Studying in Switzerland is truly a once in a lifetime opportunity.
At AUS, we not only support our student’s academic education but also want to ensure that you make the most of your time as a student in Switzerland.
AUS is an inclusive-multicultural campus that offers a personalized education experience, as well as offering a student experience that allows you to develop and grow personally with careers support, student activities and more. Our dedicated staff work to support all students and ensure that they are getting the most out of their university experience and time in Switzerland.
The campus is less than a five-minute walk from La Tour de Peilz train station, which has excellent rail links to the rest of Switzerland and Europe.
Geneva 75 minutes
Lausanne 20 minutes
Montreux 5 minutes
Vevey 2 minutes
The closest bus stops are Bel Air and La Tour-de-Peilz, both within a 10-minute walk of the AUS campus. From these bus stops, you can access destinations in the direction of both Montreux and Vevey.
Bel Air ; 203, 208, 209
La Tour-de-Peilz Centre ; 201, 203, 207, 208, 290
Students under 25-years-old can take advantage of discounts on transport passes either with the local bus network VMCV, or with the SwissPass which is valid throughout the Swiss Transportation Network.
Limited parking is available for students, for up to 3-hours around campus. For more information please ask a member of the Administration team.
AUS also offers students a shuttle bus service for students living in and around Montreux, Vevey and La Tour-de-Peilz. For more information please ask a member of the Administration team.
The American University in Switzerland is committed to providing all students with a well-rounded, education experience. Throughout your time at AUS, we hope that you can grow as an integral part of our student community, sharing your unique experience to help and support others.
AUS offers students a unique multi-cultural environment where they can develop friendships and professional networks for the rest of their life.