English school in Montreux

The pearl of the Swiss Riviera – a beautiful lakeside resort, ideal for mountain sports

Our Montreux school

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
School location
Alpadia Language Schools, Grand-Rue 42 CP 1206 1820 Montreux CH– Switzerland

School facilities

Outdoor Area

Other information

  • 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
  • Teacher Qualifications:
    All teachers have a level of education normally represented by a degree and they also have a CELTA or equivalent qualification.
  • School holidays:
    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

Accreditation & memberships

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

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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.


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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Ideal for students who want to learn about and immerse themselves in Swiss culture. Sharing meals with your hosts every day, you'll benefit from a relaxed, home environment.
  • Live in a local homestay specially chosen by us
  • Enjoy breakfasts and dinners with your hosts
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture
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