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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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 fifteen “famili...

Lemania-Verbier International School +

Lemania-Verbier International School has a unique setting that creates a unique and attractive educational atmosphere. Pupils and parents will highly appreciate its location in the safe, nurturing environment of Verbier, a small village in the High Alps ...

International School of Schaffhausen +

Over 30 nationalities are represented in the student body at the International School of Schaffhausen. This diversity of cultures, languages, faiths and experiences creates a learning and living environment which is extremely rich in perspectives and where care and respect for on...


LE CAMPVS is a group of private boarding schools in Switzerland, which collectively offer young people a unique environment for their education in the heart of the welcoming canton of Valais, which is a tourist destination, but it is also known for safety and for quality educatio...

Lemania College +

The school hosts students from over 100 different countries, making it a crossroads of many cultures, personalities and languages. Lemania College is a renowned boarding school with a strong Swiss tradition of academic ...

Oxford International College +

Less than 1 hour from Montreux and 15 minutes from Gstaad, Chateau d'Oex is ringed by spectacular peaks and nestled in lush pasturelands, the perfect environment for study and learning. With newly refurbished twin rooms, high ceilings...

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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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