The essence of Institut Montana – A Swiss-international and familial boarding school less than 1 hour from Zurich. Academic programmes at the highest standards at a place to grow in the middle of nature. Empowering our students to be active, and to show leadership and responsibility.

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Key Facts

  • Founded in: 1926    
  • Students: 300 students, 160 boarders
  • Age range: Boys and girls from 6 to 19
  • Campus: Less than 1 hour away from Zurich on the crest of Zugerberg, overlooking the city of Zug and its lake
  • Accreditation: IBO, Cambridge IGCSE, Swiss Government, CIS
  • Nationalities: 42 nationalities, committed to cultural diversity


  • Languages: German and English
  • Diplomas: International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, Swiss Matura (German, Bilingual Programme), Cambridge IGCSE Programme, High School Diploma
  • Ratio Staff / Students: 1:4 
  • Foreign languages: German, English, Mandarin, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian others upon request
  • Summer camps: 2/4 weeks in July/August from 10 to 16 years, languages, skills, sports and culture


  • Team sports : football, basketball, volleyball, american football
  • Individual sports : tennis, mountain biking, archery, fencing, badminton, self defence
  • Cultural activities : theatre, music band, culture club, baking, student council, art and dance
  • Excursions and cultural trips to European cities

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