Brillantmont Winter Course


The Brillantmont Winter Course is for students looking to have a short stay, international learning experience, including French. It is ideally suited to students in countries which enjoy long holidays from January – what better way to make good use of the vacation! A unique boarding school programme for boys and girls aged 13-17 with international students from 30 different countries.

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Key Features


English, French, Languages, Sports


13, 14, 15


Winter Course 2024 dates - Sunday 7th January to Saturday 10th February (5 week programme) - Sunday 7th January to Sunday 18th February (6 week programme, including the Brillantmont Ski Week)


5 or 6 weeks


5 week program CHF 15'000 / 6 week program CHF 17'500


French or English


Av. Charles-Secrétan 16, 1005 Lausanne, Switzerland

Camp overview

The high school programme is taught in English and includes French classes, a variety of sports, the possibility to join school clubs. You'll follow regular classes with the other students, taking French and other High School subjects too. You'll be fully integrated into boarding school life and can experience living with students from many different countries.

Aside from the academic programme, Winter Course students participate in clubs and school activities and enjoy the ski / winter sports programme, with skiing every weekend and sledging.

Why not stay for an extra week of excursions to discover the local area and join our amazing ski week?

Winter Course students live on the Brillantmont campus, which is in the heart of Lausanne, a dynamic, lively city, well known for being the Olympic Capital. Lausanne is on the lakeside, overlooking the Alps and has many cinemas, excellent sports facilities, theatres, shops and cafes, which appeal to the students.

Programme during the school day

Intensive French class (8-10 periods per week)
English class
Humanities class (History or Geography)
Art / photography class
Sports class
Swiss Discovery class
2 x weekly excursions to discover the local area

Programme after class

Join any school club – sporting, cultural, artistic
Participate in school events – international evenings,
House events, cultural trips

Programme during the weekend

Full day ski trip every Sunday to a leading Swiss resort
Day trip to Geneva, day trip to Bern

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