Rapperswil Castle has a long and important history in the area of Zurich having been built in the 13th century. The castle is located on the shore of Lake Zurich in the town that bears its name. The town is located approximately 35 kilometres from Zurich. Monarch Business School uses the premises of the castle for Doctoral and Executive training. Students and faculty enjoy the feeling of being surrounded by European and Swiss history and the castle provides the perfect backdrop for official events such as graduation ceremonies.