Best Schools November 3, 2017

The Best IB (International Baccalaureate) Schools in Switzerland

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The IB (International Baccalaureate) Curriculum is very popular in Switzerland. Discover The Best IB (International Baccalaureate) Schools in Switzerland.
Why choosing the IB (International Baccalaureate) Curriculum?The IB organization was originally founded as a response to the lack of flexibility in the different school systems around the world. Today, the IB education system is recognized in more than 100 countries worldwide, and many of the major UK and North American universities are very positive towards prospective students with an IB diploma. In an article featured in The Telegraph, John Claugthon, retiring Chief Master of King Edward’s School, sheds light on some of the reasons why schools all around the world choose to offer the IB Diploma Programme. He points to the breadth of the programme as one of the key motivations: “IB schools believe that the old dispensation to the narrow world of specialisation won’t do any more.”Many universities world-wide follow this line of thought, and an increasing number of them are revising their admissions criteria to attract more IB graduates. Among other examples, Claugthon mentions King’s College, London, and points to the fact that 20 percent of the university’s new undergraduates are IB students.If you are looking for an education that stimulates and challenges you but also requires hard work, then the IB is the perfect place for you.
Study in SwitzerlandSwitzerland is a mountainous Central European country, home to numerous lakes, villages and the high peaks of the Alps. Its cities contain medieval quarters, with landmarks like capital Bern’s Zytglogge clock tower and Lucerne’s wooden chapel bridge. The country is also known for its ski resorts and hiking trails. Banking and finance are key industries, and Swiss watches and chocolate are world renowned.

Our selection of the IB (International Baccalaureate) Schools in Switzerland

Founded by international education pioneer M. Crist Fleming in 1956, TASIS The American School in Switzerland is a day and boarding school committed to creating global citizens through education, travel, and service. TASIS welcomes students from Pre-Kindergarten through Postgraduate. Approximately 710 students make up the Elementary, Middle, and High Schools each year, with 250 students…

  • Via Collina d'Oro 15, 6926 Collina d'Oro, Switzerland
  • Co-Educational
  • Boarding, Day School
  • Number of students: 710
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : $25,000
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : $83,900
  • Via Collina d'Oro 15, 6926 Collina d'Oro, Switzerland
  • +41 91 960 51 51

The Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz, founded in 1904, is a Swiss international boarding school set in spectacular alpine landscape near St. Moritz, Switzerland. The Lyceum campus occupies an extensive site with its own sports fields overlooking the alpine village of Zuoz. In 2004 the school celebrated its 100th jubilee. Our school philosophy is founded on respect…

  • Aguêl 185, 7524 Zuoz, Switzerland
  • Co-Educational
  • Boarding School, Day School
  • Number of students: 200 boarding students, 100 day students
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 72,100
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 82,500

Founded in 1962, the International School of Lausanne is a non-profit, English language, IB World School set in beautiful Le Mont-sur-Lausanne. We welcome students from three to 18 years of age, from over 50 nationalities, into a supportive environment that is intellectually stimulating and responsive to our students’ changing physical, social and emotional needs.

  • Chemin de la Grangette 2, 1052 Le Mont-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Co-educational
  • Day School
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  • Chemin de la Grangette 2, 1052 Le Mont-sur-Lausanne, Switzerland
  • +41 21 560 02 02

Institut Montana Zugerberg is a fully accredited Swiss international boarding school for 90 years now and since 1987 an official IB World School. We offer four academic programmes: The Bilingual Elementary School (English/German, Grades 1-6) The Bilingual Secondary School (English/German, Grades 7-9) The International School (English, Grades 7-12) Swiss Gymnasium (German or German/English, Grades 7-12) The School’s longstanding…

  • Institut Montana, 6300 Zug, Switzerland
  • CoEducational
  • Boarding and Day School
  • Number of students: 300
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : CHF 26'700
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : CH 70'900

Ecole Lemania was founded in 1908 by Dr Paul Du Pasquier and is now one of the major important private schools in the Canton of Vaud in Switzerland. Ideally located in the centre of Lausanne, near the Swiss Alps, enjoying a calm, peaceful setting in lush surroundings, Ecole Lemania has over 100 years of expertise…

  • Chemin de Préville 3, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland
  • Co-Education
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • Number of students: 1000+
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : CHF 25'000
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : CHF 80'000

Founded in 1910 Beau Soleil is one of the oldest private boarding schools in Switzerland. It provides a full boarding education for students from over 40 different nationalities aged 11-18 years old. Given our spectacular location in the Swiss Alps we aim to provide an education which encourages full participation from our students both inside…

  • Rue du Village, 1884 Ollon, Switzerland
  • Co-educational
  • Boarding School
  • Number of students: 240
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : -
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St. George’s International School is an independent international Day and Boarding School community, of over 400 boys and girls aged between 1.5 and 18. Approximately 20% of our students are British, amongst the over 60 different nationalities represented in the student body. The language of instruction is English. We have a thriving bilingual English/French programme…

  • Chemin de Saint-Georges 19, 1815 Clarens, Switzerland
  • Co-Education
  • Day School|Boarding School
  • Number of students: 400
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : CHF 27'300
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : CHF 40'800

Located in picturesque Leysin, facing the panorama of the Southern Alps, LAS has both a strong academic ethos and an inspirational setting! The school combines an American educational philosophy with the rigor of a European educational system. We offer the International Baccalaureate diploma, a comprehensive US university preparatory curriculum and for non-native English speakers an…

  • Chemin de la Source, 1854 Leysin, Switzerland
  • Co-Education
  • Boarding School
  • Number of students: 340
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : CHF 85'000
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Collège du LéŽman is an international university preparatory school located in Geneva, Switzerland and offers individual growth, academic excellence and life-long learning to students from Pre-K through Grade 12. Collège du LéŽman opened its doors in May 1960, on the site of a former school. Its philosophy and objectives were educating and teaching in a…

  • Route de Sauverny 74, 1290 Versoix, Switzerland
  • CoEducational
  • Boarding, Day School
  • Number of students: 1900
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Education should be a way of life. School should be about the development of the whole person. When John Corlette founded Aiglon College in 1949, he had a unique vision: to combine the special character of mountain life with a new vision for education. Aiglon today guards this original vision and has grown into one…

  • Avenue Centrale, 1885 Ollon, Switzerland
  • Co-educational
  • 90% of our students are boarders in eight residential houses
  • Number of students: 360
Yearly Tuition FEE (MIN) : 35'000
Yearly Tuition FEE (MAX) : 111'000

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