Campus Facilities

See yourself at AUS

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.

AUS at a Glance

  250 students

  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.

Where are we located?

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.


AUS offers a range of accommodation options available to suit every student’s needs.

Career Support

Our dedicated careers support will support your in discover your passion and future career prospects.

Living in Switzerland

Discover Switzerland. Learn how to ski, explore breathtaking mountains and taste the best chocolate in the world.

Recognized Accreditation

Learn about our international and local accreditations.

Student Life

Discover what our students get up to outside of the classroom.

Student Visa and Health Insurance

Find out about your student visa and health insurance to study in Switzerland.

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

Olena LysakBSBA Student

American University in Switzerland

Chemin du Levant 5
1814 La Tour-de-Peilz


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