Looking for an international school in Zurich for your children? We’ve put together a list of the best-known international schools for expats.
International schools in Zurich
Hull's School is the first English college in Zurich for teenagers. The four-year college programme taught in English (except for modern languages), and covers the UK Fifth and Sixth Forms (Years 10 to 13). Students are prepared for IGCSE and A-level examinations.
An education that ensures children develop a lifelong love of learning! Zurich International School is a leading non-profit day school for children aged 3-18 with campuses in Wadenswil and Adliswil. Instruction is in English, with an additional bilingual English/German pathway for children aged 3-9.
Academia International School
Following the British curriculum of IGCSE’s and A-Levels, the Academia International School is small by design, with a cosy and personal feel. The school offers education at two campuses, in the heart of Basel, and in the city centre of Zurich.
Freies Gymnasium Zürich
Freies Gymnasium Zürich offers a bilingual German and English language programme, leading to the Swiss bilingual Matura. Both German and English courses are taught by native speaking teachers.
Terra Nova Bilingual School
The Terra Nova Bilingual School teaches in German and English to help give 140 international children the best opportunity to pursue a career in Switzerland or beyond. Terra Nova welcomes children between the ages of 4 and 16.
ICS Inter-community School Zurich
As an IB World School established in 1960, ICS provides top-quality education for children aged 18 months to 18 years. ICS offers bilingual and monolingual diploma options and has more than 55 extracurricular clubs and societies to enrich students’ learning.
ISZN International School Zurich North
ISZN is a unique international school, since it is the only international school in Zurich that combines the best elements of both the International Baccalaureate and the British national curriculum. At ISZN, teachers emphasize the importance of pupils’ wellbeing and value a personal, and family-like community ethos.
Japanese School in Zurich
The Japanese School in Zurich is located in the centre of Uster City near Zurich. Though the majority of schooling takes place in Japanese, JS Zurich also teaches English and German from the first grade.
Juventus Schule Zürich
A unique school with a focus on preparing students for their next steps after high school, Juventus Schule specialises in crafting a future for every student - be that in a professional sphere or applying for university.
Kantonsschule Kusnacht offers bilingual German and English education from lower secondary school, through to Matura. The school also provides the opportunity to learn a third language, such as Italian or French.
Lakeside School - Campuses Horgen and Küsnacht
Lakeside School offers schooling for children from pre-kindergarten to the end of primary school. Lakeside provides before and after school childcare for working parents, and there are many interesting after school activities for children to take part in.
SIS Swiss International School
SIS offers international education at eight convenient locations across the country, four of which are located in and around Zurich. SIS is a private day school providing high-quality education from kindergarten to college. SIS’ Zürich locations are based at Männedorf-Zürich, Winterthur, central Zurich and Zürich-Wollishofen.
Tandem International Multilingual School
Tandem International Multilingual School has more than 200 students across three campuses in Switzerland. The school’s Zurich campus teaches children from 0 to 12 years, while the other two campuses teach up to age 4.