International School Altdorf

St. Josefsweg15
Altdorf, 6460, Switzerland
International School Altdorf Photo #1
International School Altdorf Photo #1
International School Altdorf is a private co-education day and boarding school.
The school offers students between ages 13-19 to study International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE) and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IBDP).
With outstanding academic results upon high school graduation most of our students enter top 30 universities around the world.

Top Rankings

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Definition of Terms
 | 2021 School Data
International School Altdorf
School FocusCollege Preparatory
Grades (Boarding)Grades 8-12, PG
School TypeCo-ed
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Supports Learning Differences (LD)Yes
Religious AffiliationNon-denominational
Year Founded2016

Student Body

Enrollment100 students
% Students Boarding

Academics and Faculty

Saturday ClassesYes
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
Average Class Size15 students
Student : Teacher Ratio15:1
Number of AP Courses Offeredn/a
ESL Courses OfferedYes
Summer Program OfferedYes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
(Starts by 45,000 CHF per year)
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
(Starts by 25,000 CHF per year)
Avg. Financial Aid Grant$20,000
Merit Scholarships OfferedYes

Acceptance Rate

Application DeadlineNone / Rolling
Director of AdmissionsMaria Helgesson

School Notes

  • 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. For more information visit: www.lemaniaaltdorf.chWith 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.
  • Academics
  • Cambridge curriculum, IGCSE, International Baccalaureate Diploma Program, Foundation Program for University preparation
  • Examinations
  • LD types supported: Yes
  • International School Altdorf accreditations: International Baccalaureate

Profile last updated: 07/10/2021

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