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 in our university are equipped with the latest interactive smart screens, allowing faculty members to manage individual, as well as teamwork projects.
Students also have access to quiet study rooms and meeting rooms which can be accessed at any time. Teamwork presentations play a very important role in the AUS curriculum since statistics and research have shown that working in a team and being a team player is a key part of any successful company or start-up.
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 also 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.
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.APPLY NOW
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AUS is a university able to receive 250 students and with a staff to student ratio of 1:7, students receive a personal education in English, tailored to their individual goals. AUS’s new, dynamic and ambitious staff provide a supportive approach – both in the classroom and outside of the school – for all students.
The AUS campus – open Monday to Friday from 08:00 to 18:00 – 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 located 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.
If you are not living in the nearby student accommodation there is an option to use the AUS Transport Service that picks you up and drops you off directly at your doorstep. Alternatively transport to and from AUS is simple with bus stops close by and La Tour-de-Peilz train station only two minutes away from the campus. The train from La Tour-de-Peilz to Lausanne takes about 20 minutes and to Geneva it takes approximately 60 minutes. Geneva is the closest major airport hub.
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.
Arriving by car is also an option, parking is available for free around the campus.