Student Life

The AUS Student Experience

Student life is all about coming together.

At the American University in Switzerland, students meet new people, make friends and connect with our student community in a variety of ways – through sports, excursions, special events and much more! Join in and become part of AUS’ internationally diverse student community.

The opportunities for great Swiss skiing, snowboarding and alpine experiences are numerous with around 20 ski resorts located close by to the AUS campus. Student house groups take advantage by organizing regular ski trips and similar excursions.

Multicultural Environment

While English is the main language, there are more than 40 nationalities – speaking on average 3.5 languages – AUS offers an international environment where cultures from around the world meet, bond and develop together. 

Taking a break from your studies

To ensure you a making the most of your experience in Switzerland, students will often have a selection of events and social activities throughout the year including; barbeques, karaoke evenings, quiz nights and our multicultural day, showcasing the diverse cultural of our student community from all over the world.

Sports, Events and more

At AUS, we promote an open and inclusive environment for students. Through our clubs; Eagles, Sharks and Tigers, our students engage in friendly competition through sports and activities. With our campus located amongst the beautiful scenery of the Swiss Riviera, we organize trips for you to explore the rich cultural heritage and beautiful architecture with your fellow students. Offering plenty of nearby attractions and destinations, Switzerland is the ideal place for our students to learn to ski, go hiking or visit local festivals.


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.

Campus Facilities

Discover the AUS Campus.

Student Visa and Health Insurance

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

American University in Switzerland

Chemin du Levant 5
1814 La Tour-de-Peilz


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