There are still seats available in our international school for students aged 13-19 in grades 7-12. Apply now for a life-changing education and our Academic Excellence Scholarship!
Situated in the central part of Switzerland in the canton of Uri, International School Altdorf welcomes international students and strives to provide excellence in education.We believe that collaboration, communication, creativity and critical thinking are essential to prepare our students for the increasingly complex life and work environment of the 21st century. With respect, openness and diversity our experienced and dedicated team of teachers and coaches accompany our students on their academic pathway and enhance their educational as well as their personal development.
Located in the charming Swiss town of Altdorf, International School Altdorf offers day and boarding students a focused and motivating learning environment.
Oscar received a full scholarship to attend LISA in 2017. During his time here, he won a Gold Medal at the European Physics Olympic Competition and acceptance to Oxford University.
International School Altdorf is pleased to offer scholarships to highly capable students who meet the strict academic requirements and demonstrate their potential. This is a highly competitive and limited scholarship opportunity for the 2021-22 academic year and each student’s application material will be closely reviewed by the Head of Global Admissions and Head of School. Apply now to secure your seat and your scholarship at LISA!
Up to full scholarship on tuition.
At International School Altdorf, students are instilled with a sense of responsibility, even when it comes to extracurricular activities.
“Over the past two years, I have not only gained a lot of knowledge from my kind teachers, but I have also stepped outside my comfort zone and experienced what it is like to live in a new foreign language environment. I am sincerely grateful to have had such a unique experience and to have studied and lived with my classmates. I’m pretty sure this unforgettable experience will benefit me for life.”
“The teachers are really kind and their way of teaching is really interesting. They are also very motivating. In addition, I have joined so many extracurricular activities, such as art club, cooking club and snowboarding, which always made me feel energized. Overall, having this experience has made me stronger.”
“For me, International School Altdorf is my second home. It’s a place where I can enjoy life and make progress out of mistakes. I have learned about the importance of self-discipline and have become a principled person thanks to the help of friends and teachers. Free-time after class is always full of various activities. These relaxing exercises enable me to maintain a well-rounded lifestyle. I strongly believe that choosing to study at LISA in this gorgeous country is the best life decision I have made so far.”
“International School Altdorf is my second home. I really like the learning environment, the location of the school, my international friends and the help and support that the school provides me with. I feel this is the right school for me to academically be challenged and to reach my full potential. I am confident in saying that all the knowledge and experience I learn from being a student here will better prepare me for my future.”
There are currently 80 boarding school students enrolled, however we accept day-school students as well.
Class size depends on the popularity of the course. Some classes have as few as five students, but no class has more than 20. Classes are limited to about 10 students. Our small class sizes allow teachers to take responsibility for our students’ personal growth and encourage their curiosity. Small class size leads to excellent academic results, enabling our students to receive acceptance to some of the most prestigious universities in the world.
Our on-campus accommodation has double and triple rooms, with two and three students per room respectively.
In addition to completing homework assignments, there is a wide range of activities on and around campus.
Yes, we help students research and choose their universities as well as apply to the schools they choose.
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