A Gateway to the Alps
Sports, music and business converge in this lakeside city, defined by its breathtaking surroundings and tranquil environment. With a dynamic mix of multilinguals and a large student population, you’ll quickly feel at home in Montreux’s close-knit community.
Montreux is situated in the Lake Geneva region for studying business. This area has one of Europe’s highest concentrations of international organizations, banks and company headquarters including Nestlé, one of the world’s leading nutrition, health and wellness companies. It also is surrounded by a plethora of tech companies and startups.
Montreux sits on the northeast corner of Lake Geneva. The city has inspired many writers, artists and singers, including David Bowie, Freddie Mercury, Igor Stravinsky and Vladimir Nabokov. Numerous hiking trails allow for quick excursions to nearby forests and if music is your thing, the Queen Studio Experience offers a glimpse into the iconic group’s recording history in Montreux’s original Mountain Studios.
In summer, the city comes alive with the arrival of the Montreux Jazz Festival. The event attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors and hosts some of the world’s greatest musicians. When temperatures start to rise, Lake Geneva comes alive with sailing and watersports. In winter, Montreux transforms into a paradise. With the nearest ski resort Villars just 40 minutes away by car, most locals like to spend their weekends on the slopes. In November and December, the annual Christmas market, Montreux Nöel, offers festive and fun-filled stalls and traditional Swiss treats.
Study on the Swiss Riviera
EU Montreux occupies Villa Ormond, an 18th century manor house on the shores of Lake Geneva. With many activities within walking distance of campus, it is the perfect location for both studying and socializing.
EU Montreux is a boutique campus with beautiful light high-ceiling classrooms boasting state-of-the-art learning facilities and breathtaking views. Class sizes are small to ensure personalized learning from the experienced and highly qualified faculty. The student community comprises 120 students who come from all over the world to enjoy the tranquility and beauty of its location in addition to the close-knit multicultural student body.
The campus has a well-equipped study room ideal for reading and catching up on assignments, as well as an inviting student lounge and veranda where students take a break in their free time.
Students take full advantage of the unparalleled opportunities for networking in the region by participating in exclusive company visits, masterclasses and conferences.They also have access to our central city campus in Geneva.
See what our students think about studying at our Montreux campus and have a look at our campus photos below.
Programs Offered in Montreux
GETTING TO EU MONTREUX
Rue du Lac 18
1815 Clarens-Montreux, Switzerland
T +41 21 964 84 64
Bus 201 connects Montreux to the other towns in the Riviera, such as: Vevey, Territet and Villeneuve. To explore the surrounding mountains, choose bus services 204 and 205.
The train station is just a few minutes away and connects to other main cities in Switzerland, such as: Lausanne, Geneva, Bern and Zurich.