Situated in the central part of Switzerland in the canton of Uri, International School Altdorf welcomes international students from all over the world. With nature just around the corner, our school is surrounded by the stunning Swiss Alps and the beautiful Lake Lucerne. Our school strives to provide excellence in education and believe that collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking are essential to successfully navigate in a fast-changing world.
Our school offers the internationally recognized IGCSE, IBDP and University Preparation programs as well as a summer program and classes to prepare for IELTS, TOEFL and SAT exams that our students can take at the certified test centre on our campus. International School Altdorf is also pleased to offer scholarships to highly capable students who meet strict academic requirements and demonstrate their future potential. Please note that this is a highly competitive and limited scholarship opportunity.
With a strong focus on academics, our students also participate in the European Physics Olympiads and the World Olympic Mathematic Competition. Through outside collaborations with pharmaceutical companies and attending UNWTO meetings, our students also get the chance to apply their academic experience outside of the classrooms.
At International School Altdorf our experienced and dedicated team of teachers accompany and guide our students on their journey to make the most of both their educational achievements as well as on a personal development level. With the assistance of our professional university guidance counsellors, most of our students are accepted to top 30 universities worldwide upon graduation.
Cambridge curriculum, IGCSE, International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Foundation Program for University preparation
Extracurricular activities are an important part of our student’s education and personal development and we encourage students to actively participate and challenge themselves outside of the classroom. The school has it´s own animal shelter, which is entirely maintained by our own students. We´ve got many clubs to choose from and to name a few dance science and technology, debate, cooking classes, poetry, business, newsletter and astronomy. With a strong focus on academics, our students also participate in the European Physics Olympiads and the World Olympic Mathematics Competition. Through outside collaborations with pharmaceutical companies and attending UNWTO meetings, our students also get the chance to apply their academic experience outside of the classrooms. The school offers sports on campus; Basket ball, Tennis, Volleyball, Football, Swimming, Badminton and Table Tennis. Excursions and events are held several times per year both in Switzerland and abroad.