At the American University in Switzerland, we only want the best for our students. Our state-of-the-art classrooms and facilities provide students with an innovative and interactive learning environment. All classrooms at our university are equipped with the latest interactive smart screens, allowing faculty members to manage individual, as well as teamwork projects.
Our campus library is also accessible to all our students and contains relevant research material and online databases such as EBSCO, ProQuest and Financial Times while a computer room, with a fibre-optic connection, is also at the students’ disposal.
The popular Metropolis Snack Bar provides hot meals, snacks and refreshments throughout the day at attractive student prices and acts as an informal meeting place for students to connect. If you prefer to eat out, there are plenty of quality cafes and restaurants within walking distance of the campus.
1:7 student to staff ratio
10 – 20 students per class
40+ nationalities (Year 2019)
3.5 languages spoken per student on average
AUS has a warm and welcoming environment where students learn in modern, state-of-the-art facilities and pleasant and easily accessible surroundings. The multi-cultural environment provides additional learning opportunities for students while the collective, friendly and supportive atmosphere helps students feel at home and make the most of their study experience.
The AUS campus is in La Tour-de-Peilz on the shores of beautiful Lake Geneva between picturesque Montreux and Vevey – the home of global corporation Nestlé. AUS’s stunning location is well located in the middle of Europe and well connected with the major European cities – such as Milan and Paris – only a few hours away by train or car. For sports enthusiasts, the world-renowned Swiss ski slopes and mountains are only minutes away while La Tour-de-Peilz is conveniently located within 30 minutes of the Olympic Capital – Lausanne.
I like the fact that the American University in Switzerland gives me the opportunity to be part of a multicultural environment that helps develops my professional and personal character