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Upper School teacher working with students in a Digital Graphics class
Get to Know ZIS
Lower School teacher helping a student to work out a problem
Get to Know ZIS

Get to know zis

Give your children new opportunities and broaden their horizons! Learn more about what Zurich International School can offer. ZIS provides the challenge and support to ensure that every student becomes their best self and reaches their potential, whatever their interest or passion.

There will be further Open House events during the 2021/22 School Year. Find out more about our Lower, Middle and Upper School by taking a virtual tour or contact our Admissions Team via for further information. 

Upper School Virtual Open House

Wednesday April 14, 2021

If you missed our Upper School Open House in April, you can view the video of the session:

ZIS Director, Lisa Lyle provided an introduction to ZIS and Upper School Principal, David Markus talked about our comprehensive Academic Pathways - the IB Diploma pathway and the ZIS Diploma and AP courses pathway at the Upper School.

Our Upper School students talked about their ZIS academic pathways and their transition experiences to ZIS from Switzerland and from abroad. 

During the event Upper School Grade 10 student Ben, talked about his experience when he joined ZIS from a local school:









Kindergarten Student writing on paper in the classroom

Bilingual  Program

The additional bilingual program for children in Kindergarten 1 and 2 for August 2021 is full. We are now accepting applications for the 2022/23 school year for Kindergarten, Grade 1 and Grade 2 (children aged 4-8) and we recommend early application. The aim is to expand the program, which will fulfil the requirements of the Swiss Lehrplan 21 curriculum, to include students aged up to 12 in the coming years.

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Liam, Grade 12

Liam says that when you solve a math problem with logic it feels like you’ve been touched by brilliance.
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Liam, Grade 12
Voices Winter 2017

With a sci-fi novel under his belt, Leo can’t get enough of the written word.
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Leo, Grade 4
Voices Summer 2018
Valerie Monticone

Valerie, Grade 12, shares her love of languages.
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Valerie, Grade 12
Voices Summer 2019
ZIS Grade 8 student

Lucy, Grade 8, always has pen and paper to hand.
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Lucy, Grade 8
Voices Winter 2019

Emerson loves Kindergarten and says her favourite time is when the class gets to explore the forest.
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Emerson, Kindergarten
Voices Spring 2016