Boarding schools in Switzerland

Swiss boarding schools are famous for the excellent education they offer their pupils. Discover our selection of the top international schools and private boarding schools in Switzerland.

Swiss boarding schools are renowned for their high academic standards and international focus. For each school mentioned below, you will find all the information you need about:
  • tuition fees, exam results, programmes of study on offer, language courses & bilingual sections, student-teacher ratios and extra-curricular activities

Our education advisor is happy to help you decide on the best school for your child: get in touch for a free consultation.

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Monte Rosa +

Students blossom when growing up in an atmosphere of trust and confidence that encourage them to experience true values, to interact with other nationalities and cultures, and to make new friends. ...

Leysin American School +

Set in its stunningly beautiful Alpine location overlooking the Rhone valley, the village of Leysin makes an excellent home for this excellent co-educational boarding school, catering for 350 students. At the core of Leysin American School - one of the leading b...

Institut Montana +

The school provides an international family atmosphere for our around 300 students to prepare for the Swiss Matura (in German, or German/English bilingual), or the International Baccalaureate/High School Diploma (in English). ...

Tasis American School +

The American School in Switzerland is an independent, co-educational boarding and day school, currently enrolling 400 students of more than 50 nationalities in grades 7 through 12 and an additional 175 students in the elementary school, grades Kindergarten through 6.  ...

La Garenne School +

The many years of experience, strong family values and high academic standards continue to make the private boarding school of La Garenne in Switzerland a popular choice amongst parents seeking an excellent private boarding school which combines an outstanding education with a sa...

Ecole d’Humanité +

The stunning natural setting of this leading Swiss boarding school provides a wholesome learning environment and exceptional opportunities for hiking, skiing, climbing, and other outdoor activities. The school’s 140 students live in fifte...

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Swiss boarding schools are globally known for their high standards and quality of learning. And most schools in Switzerland offer a wide variety of offers for their students that range from college-preparatory and junior boarding schools to TOEFL support and university counselling. Some top Swiss private schools have some special support for learning disability or special programs for troubled teens.

The residential boarding schools in Switzerland offer special summer programs to their students to develop the learning and cross cultural skills. In these international summer camps children from all over the world spend their holidays in Switzerland while learning special subjects, following language courses in English, German, French and Chinese and enjoying themselves.

Some top boarding schools allow girls only but most of them do have mixed genders. Most boarding schools in Switzerland are international boarding school and English is the main language.

However, there are a lot of bilingual schools as well that offer courses in German, French and English. Languages are generally important to the curriculum of Swiss private schools. Some schools even teach Mandarin (Chinese) language from 3rd grade on. In order to identify the learning environment for your child you may contact our team boarding of school counsellors. They will be able to share private / boarding school reviews and will support you with finding the right school for your child.

On Premium Switzerland we also provide a list of boarding and private schools or a directory of schools in Switzerland for the Swiss Matura, the German Abitur and the International Baccalaureate (IB) or AP programs.

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