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Two ZIS Upper Schools student working together in class

Join us at our open-house events

Upcoming events in May 2024. Learn about our school: Lower School (ages 3-11) including Bilingual Pathway (ages 3-8) and Middle School (ages 11-14) 

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At ZIS, we are extremely proud of the diversity and enthusiasm of our school community. Every year, new families join us, and add new life and character.

We strive to make sure that ZIS offers an inspiring experience for everyone, and that every student develops a lifelong passion for learning.

Our school life is designed to look after the learner and the person, and provide support for your child's wellbeing, as well as their academic and social development.

To find out more about how we select students, read our guide below.

If you are ready to submit your application, go to the online application form to begin your journey.

How to Apply

To apply for a place at our school, we have three simple steps for you to follow. Apply as soon as you can – although we accept students throughout the year, spaces can be limited.

If you have a question you want to ask before you apply, you can:

Admissions Information

You can find our complete ZIS Admissions Policy here. We look forward to reading your application, and welcome any questions you may have.

Contact our Admissions Team for any guidance or clarification.

Contact the Admissions Team

ZIS Lower School students outside the Lower School in Wädenswil

We are here if you have questions about ZIS. Contact us to learn more.

Arrange a Visit

Three middle school students walking to the secondary campus

Fill out our Registration of Interest Form to arrange a visit and learn more about how we make learning a joyful and challenging experience.

Joining ZIS

ZIS Director Lisa Lyle, in a group of laughing and cheering lower school students

We have a diverse international community at ZIS. Find out more about what to expect day-to-day.