Lausanne - Vaud
International curriculum
Ages 8 to 18

Institut Le Rosey - Boarding School

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Languages of instructionEnglish and French
Age RangeAges 8 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): Not public

Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English and French
Native English and French teachers
Extra languages (other than English and French)
Class sizes Average
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public.

Address: Le Rosey 3, 1180 Rolle, Switzerland

Important notes about this school

Boarding school only.

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school


Uniform required


Waiting list

Depends on the grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

You will be invited to spend a day on the campus to explore the school, familiarise yourself with its ambiance, meet members of the admissions team, undergo a few interviews as well as some admissions examinations.

If you cannot come to Le Rosey, you will sit the admissions examinations with a Rosey alumnus or in your current school, and the interview will be conducted via Skype.

External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma
French baccalaureate

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

Le Rosey offers many clubs and activities.

School provided lunches


Sports activities included

Physical education

Sports facilities at the school

- Football and rugby pitches
- Athletics track
- Basketball, beach volleyball and tennis courts
- 2 swimming pools
- 2 fitness rooms
- riding stables
- sailing centre

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

Le Rosey is a boarding school and its community life is based on this. Rosey students are very united and acquire a spirit of openness thanks to their contact with fellow students and teachers from all over the world.

The 420 students at Le Rosey are boarders whose academic year is shared between two campuses: a magnificent manorial estate in Rolle and, in the winter, chalets in the charming ski resort of Gstaad.
They all sit the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma or French bac after an education during which they have the choice of studying subjects in either English or French, without losing the opportunity to learn two or even three other foreign languages.

Teaching approach of the school

As a boarding school with strong sports, arts and service programmes, Le Rosey’s approach to education is holistic, but academic expectations and success lie at the heart of what Le Rosey does. Le Rosey insists on high standards, backed up by up-to-date teaching methods and facilities underpinned by traditional rigour, and above all, bilingual and bicultural programmes.

Rosey students are diverse both in what they know and how they have learnt. The curriculum is international with the breadth and depth characteristic of the strongest national and international programmes and a strong emphasis on languages.