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.

key facts

  • Founded in: 1926    
  • Students: 360 students, 125 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: 54 nationalities, committed to cultural diversity
  • Annual Boarding & Tuition Fees: As of CHF 60’000+


  • 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: 2-3 weeks in July-August from 10 to 16 years, languages, skills, sports and culture

Summers camps

  • 2 or 3 weeks in July or August
  • 10 to 16 years old 
  • Languages, skills, sports and culture


  • Wide range of sporting, cultural, personal development and creative activities every day
  • School choir and drama club
  • Active in humanitarian and charity projects
  • Varied weekend activities and excursions in Switzerland and to neighbouring countries
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