How to apply

The application journey in four easy steps

There are still a few last minute spaces for 2022-2023 depending on the grade / nationality.

Brillantmont International School takes a holistic approach to reviewing the application of every candidate. In addition to academic  achievements, we are looking for candidates who are open-minded and will thrive in an international community.

Step 1:
The family complete the online registration form below and send the rest of the completed forms to us by email to:

Step 2:
The family pay the registration fee of CHF 1’600 (this is non-refundable)

Step 3:
The school sends the Admissions tests in Mathematics and English.

Step 4:
The school may require you to send further information or to have a Zoom interview.

Acceptance in four easy steps

The completed admissions file is reviewed by our Head of Admissions and the decision is communicated in writing:

  • Acceptance
  • Waiting list
  • Refused

Step 1:
If accepted, Brillantmont sends an Offer of Admission and an Acceptance Form.

Step 2:
The family return the completed Acceptance Form to Brillantmont and pay the Admission Deposit within 10 days (CHF 5’000 for a boarding student or CHF 2’000 for a day student. This secures the student's place. The admission is not final until the Admission Deposit is received. The Admission Deposit is refunded at the end of the student's stay.

Step 3:
On receipt of the Admissions Deposit, the admission is confirmed and the student is now part of the Brillantmont community. The Head of Academics will make contact in the coming days to talk about the academic programme and the new student will be connected to a "buddy".

Step 4:
Brillantmont explains the process to commence the visa application process (if required).


Students who are staying for longer than 3 months may require a student visa to enter Switzerland. Please refer to the website here to see which nationalities require visas. A student cannot enter Switzerland without the correct visa. The visa can take up to 12 weeks to process.Therefore, applications for the new school year must be made as soon as possible, to ensure that the student can commence the new school year on time.

It is the parent's responsibility to apply for the visa.

Student permit
Once a student has arrived in Switzerland, Brillantmont will appy for a student residency permit.

If you have any questions or need assistance, our Admissions Team is ready to help in any way they can. Telephone +41 21 310 0400 or contact