Leysin is a truly global destination. Thanks to its international schools, cultures, customs and a cacophony of languages from all corners of the world abound. Over a 100 different nationalities rub shoulders in the village year-round creating a cosmopolitan atmosphere and a mutual respect for all.
The Leysin American School (LAS in Switzerland) is home to around 400 students aged between 13 and 19. Its mission is to prepare them for a future life in university. Coming from more than 60 different countries, students live and learn on the LAS campus located in the heights of Leysin.
The Leysin environment is quite simply a huge advantage for student education. The alpine setting inspires serious reflection and the invigorating mountain air is a real bonus in the everyday lives of students who come from the other side of the world. LAS students and locals alike happily share their daily routines, each learning from the other in a vibrant exchange of cultures.
Leysin American School also opens up to the public for special events. Concerts are regularly staged in the magnificent « Belle Epoque » building, a meticulously renovated former sanatorium.