CollÂÃ¨ge du LÃ©ÂŽman is an international university preparatory school located in Geneva, Switzerland and offers individual growth, academic excellence and life-long learning to students from Pre-K through Grade 12. CollÂÃ¨ge du LÃ©ÂŽman opened its doors in May 1960, on the site of a former school. Its philosophy and objectives were educating and teaching in a spirit of openness and tolerance so that students may become the citizens and leaders of a world respectful of differences. The schools location in the beautiful Swiss countryside, yet close to Geneva, offered a quiet, serious and serene atmosphere particularly suited to learning. CollÂÃ¨ge du LÃ©ÂŽman received its first bilingual accreditation from the European Council of International Schools (ECIS) and the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools in 1978. Since 1998, CollÂÃ¨ge du LÃ©ÂŽman has been accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges as well. These accreditations were renewed in 2007, attesting to the quality of teaching offered at the school, which now boasts over 1900 students including over 200 boarders and over 100 different nationalities. CollÂÃ¨ge du LÃ©ÂŽman’s founding principles remain at the core of the schools values 55 years later, and today they are carried by some 20,000 alumni across the globe.