Living in Montreux
This lakeside town is defined by its breathtaking surroundings and feel of tranquility combined with a diverse culture of sports, music and business. Montreux is also on the forefront the international music scene, hosting the world’s largest annual jazz festival every July.
For students that like to keep on top of their fitness, there is a lot of walking to be done around the stunning city streets and surrounding countryside trails.
Montreux hosts the world's largest jazz festival every July and one of the most famous landmarks of the city includes the Freddy Mercury Statue, a tribute to the Queen front man who spent the last years of his life in Montreux.
The town's key location acts as a gateway to other popular European cities. It's only a short train ride away from Geneva airport where you can fly to a number of European destinations as well as being close to the alps for those who love to ski.
The dynamic mix of international people makes Montreux a popular spot for business students. Rich in history, Montreux has been home to a number of notable residents over the years including lots of artists and authors.
Public Transportation in Montreux
The public services in Montreux are effective and reliable and provide great coverage. While navigating Montreux itself, it is possible to walk on foot and reach everywhere.
Offered on the same street as the campus, the bus service 201 connects Montreux to the other towns in the Riviera, such as: Vevey, Clarens, Territet and Villeneuve. For those interested in exploring the mountains, the bus services 204 and 205 are available.
The train station is just a few minutes away from the EU Montreux campus and offers connections to the main cities in Switzerland, such as: Lausanne, Geneva, Bern and Zurich.
Students can also take advantage of a direct train service to Milan, Italy (a three-hour journey).