Located on the banks of Lake Geneva, at the foot of the Alps, Montreux offers a gorgeous setting for an English language course. This lakeside resort offers a rich cultural, artistic and sporting agenda, attracting visitors from all over the world. In summer, Montreux sways and dances to the rhythm of the famous Montreux Jazz Festival, while in winter, Switzerland’s largest Christmas market turns the town into a magical place.
Alpadia's Montreux English school is based in a beautiful location on the edge of Lake Geneva
Great onsite facilities including a cafeteria, fully-equipped kitchen and welcoming terraces for relaxing with friends
Study English in a small school – perfect for students who want a quieter learning environment
Close to one of the world’s largest ski resorts, Les Portes du Soleil
English language courses:
Choose between Intensive English (4 lessons per week) or Exam Preparation (6 lessons per week). Classes are on Tuesday and Thursday evenings every week, starting at 18:00. The Intensive course runs from 18:00 to 19:40, the Exam Preparation course runs from 18:00 to 20:30.
Languages in Action program:
Our Languages in Action program partners with Bénévolat Vaud. Supported by the Canton of Vaud, Bénévolat-Vaud's mission is to develop and support associations, volunteering and mutual aid in the canton of Vaud. Learn more.
Languages spoken by staff:
English, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian
All teachers have a level of education normally represented by a degree and they also have a CELTA or equivalent qualification.
Please note that our school is closed on the following bank holidays and lessons are not subsituted; 21/12/2020 - 01/01/2021, 02/04/21, 05/04/21, 13/05/21, 24/05/21, 20/09/21, 20/12/21 - 31/12/21
This Alpadia Languages School is accredited by the following organiations: Eaquals (European Association for Quality Language Services), TPSR (The Private Schools Register (Switzerland), SFPS (Swiss Federation of Private Schools), AVDEP (Association Vaudoise Des Ecoles Privées), Q - Switzerland Tourism – Quality label, SOUFFLE; WYSE; WYSTEC; ALTO, CSM
School photo gallery
Check out images of student life at Montreux school
Our Montreux school has a dedicated social program, designed to help you explore the city and build friendships, through organized events and activities.
See our weekly sample of activities in Montreux.
Visit the famous medieval Château de Chillon
Go skiing, ice skating or snowshoe trekking in the one of the world's largest ski resorts 'Les Portes du Soleil'
Take a sailing trip on a hundred-year-old steamboat on Lake Geneva
Experience the magic of Christmas at Switzerland’s largest and most famous Christmas market
Enjoy an exciting and diverse lineup of acts at the Montreux Jazz Festival, one of the world’s most famous and longstanding jazz festivals
Try your hand at watersports like sailing, waterskiing and stand-up paddle boarding
Student residences are specially selected apartments, bed & breakfasts, hotels and studios that provide a fantastic living experience. Enjoy a more independent lifestyle and the social aspects of living with new friends.
Live with fellow students for more independence
Self-catering or bed and breakfast options
Live and socialize with your new friends
Single, twin, double, and dorm rooms are available at various locations
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Our consultants speak many different languages so if you would prefer to contact us in your own language, please tell us in the message to our staff below.