Education in Switzerland

Education in Switzerland

Our company actively works in the field of secondary and high education in Switzerland and is ready to provide you with assistance in organizing of educational process for you or your children in the leading higher educational institutions, private schools, language schools and kid’s language camps.

You receive full consultation in matters of education, in order to help you to make the right decision. Based on your wishes, we will be able to organise visits in the most interesting for you schools and universities.

We undertake the whole process of enrolling in school or summer camp – organization of the first visit to a school of your choice, preparation and filing up of required documents, negotiations and all administrative correspondence with the school.

Once a child is enrolled in school, we can, according to your wish, continue accompanying the child in the school for all administrative matters, support communication with teachers and resolve any conflict situation.

School education:

Swiss boarding schools are the high level of education standard that will open your children the way in leading universities of the world and in Switzerland. Secondary school education is aimed at individual creative development of personality. The Swiss boarding schools offer their students variety of programs, which meets all international standards. Full secondary education diplomas, regardless of program, are recognized in all countries of the world.

Studying in Switzerland for children whose parents do not live permanently in that country, available only in private boarding schools. There are a large number of schools and their different programs. School programs suggest learning of basic disciplines, active sports, and comprehensive creative development of personality.

Private schools are located in the most beautiful parts of the country, have at their disposal a large territories, where you can find educational buildings, sports complexes and residences for students.

Residence permit for foreign child:

The parents of foreign child, who choose for their child education in Switzerland, must know the migration policy of this country.

A child, whose parents do not have permanent residence permits in Switzerland, has to receive a permission from the immigration authorities. The residence permit will be issued by the school; it is possible only if child resides permanently in a boarding school. A residence permit is issued for one academic year and requires an upgrade procedure for each next school year.

With permission to stay in Switzerland, the child is free to travel to all countries in Europe, which are members of the Schengen Agreement.

With an invitation of the school, parents could obtain visas and will be able to spend in the country 180 days per year (maximum 90 days in one visit).

Education in Switzerland - a high standard of quality, which combines both: traditional methods, as well as the most progressive methods of teaching.

Boarding schools for young children

Most private schools take children in boarding school from age 11-12 years.

There are only few schools in Switzerland, which offer boarding for younger children:

  1. The Institut auf dem Rosenberg www.instrosenberg.ch. This school accepts children to full Board from age 6 years. A very famous Swiss school, with good traditions and special pedagogical approach to its disciples. The school is located in the city of St. Gallen and offers 5 different world systems of education.
  1. John f. Kennedy International School www.jfk.ch. This school accepts children for full Board from age 6 years. The school is located, near the Gsaadt mountain town, a very prestigious place in Switzerland. A small school, giving English education IB, offers plenty of personality development programmes, as well as a large selection of sports programs.
  1. Ecole Alpine International GRYON www.emig.ch. This school accepts children to full Board from age 2 years. The school is located Alp town of Villars (Villars-sur-Ollon). The school of two languages: the language teaching at the school is English (English learning IB), the language boarding school is French. After 3 years stay in the school a child speaks both languages at native level.
  1. Pre Fleur www.prefleuri.ch. This school accepts children for full Board from age 3 years. The school is located Alpina town of Villars (Villars-sur-Ollon). The school of two languages: the language teaching at the school is English (English learning IB), the language boarding school is French. After 3 years stay in the school a child speaks both languages at native level.
  1. Institut Monte Rosa International School Montreux. This school takes children for full Board from age 8 years. The school is located in the famous resort town of Montreux in Switzerland. A very famous Swiss school, with good traditions and special pedagogical approach to its disciples. In addition to the curriculum, the school offers a great opportunity learning foreign languages: basic languages English, French, German. Additional: Spanish, Italian, and Latin.

Application process

All Swiss schools recommend to parents of future students to start the application process in advance. Optimal deadline for next school year is until the end of March. The Swiss immigration authorities consider documents during 3-4 months.

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