Lycée Töpffer Summer course, Geneva, Switzerland


From July 11th to July 29th 2016 (3 weeks)

Lycée Töpffer is situated in Geneva, in the quiet neighbourhood of Florissant, near the city centre. It is a large and sunny house with a swimming pool and a private garden. Every year we welcome about 150 young people (aged 9 to 17) who want to progress in their studies as well as spending an enjoyable and fun time in Geneva.

We welcome boarders (from age 12). They will enjoy a warm family atmosphere, an international context, wholesome meals and pleasant rooms with two to four beds for boarders. The summer session not only allows them to make academic progress, it also gives them the opportunity to enrich their personal lives. They are offered a wide choice of cultural and sporting activities and meet young people of different nationalities and cultures.


3 hours in the morning from 9am to 12pm:

  • English
  • German
  • French (for non French-speaking pupils)
  • French (for French-speaking pupils)
  • Maths (only for French-speaking pupils)

-> It is possible to choose one, two or three different subjects
-> The homework can be done at school from 1pm to 2pm with the teachers' help.


Afternoons from 2pm to 6pm : optional summer activities:

  • Sporting and cultural activities: swimming, team sports,  tree climbing, cross-country cycling, rafting, canoe, go-karting, laser game, hiking, potholing, various visits in Geneva and neighbouring France...
  • For boarders: extra activities are organised for the evenings and week-ends.

From July 11th through 29th 2016 (3 weeks)
-> It is possible to choose one, two or three weeks.

Summer course classes
For Non French-Speaking Pupils: Intensive Language Lessons (French, German, English)

CHF 4,200 for 3 weeks from Sunday 10th of July through Friday 29th of July

CHF 3,000 for 2 weeks from Sunday 10th of July through Friday 22nd of July or from Friday 15th of July through Friday 29th of July

Courses, board and lodging, supervised homework, 1 ring binder with paper, books, daily laundering, bedding, towels, various excursions and activities, 

You will need pocket money in Swiss francs and Euros (optional)

Transfer's fees:
Train station: arrival CHF 30 / departure CHF 30
Airport: arrival CHF 100 / departure CHF 100

For more information, please contact