A meeting of minds and cultural and social exchanges

  • Courses are open to every non-French speaker of any age (minimum age: 17)
  • Courses are available for every level from complete beginners to advanced students.
  • Courses welcome students from every country and milieu.
The Department of Français Langue Etrangère is part of the Lycée Jean-Piaget where over a thousand Swiss students follow their secondary education. This favours contact between the Swiss population and foreign students.
Since its foundation in 1883, the École supérieure de commerce has welcomed thousands of students from a wide range of cultural and linguistic backgrounds ranging from countries as diverse as Afghanistan, Albania, Germany, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Canada, Chili, China, Colombia, Korea, Ecuador, Erythrea, Spain, Estonia, United States, Ethiopia, Great Britain, Guatemala, Hong Kong, India, Iran, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Luxembourg, Mexico, Norway, Nez Zealand, Ouzbekistan, Palestine, Panama, Netherlands, Péru, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Santo Domingo, Serbia, Slovakia, Sweden, Tadjikistan, Taiwan, Tchekia, Thailand, Turkey, Ukraine, Uruguay, Vietnam


Learning French at the Lycée Jean-Piaget is:

  • To expand your professional qualifications
  • To prepare for further education
  • To become integrated into the Swiss way of life
  • To have a cultural and linguistic experience in a small town with a rich history
  • To meet other students from different parts of the world and different cultures
  • To rub shoulders and work alongside French-speaking students in a secondary school