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A group of ZIS Lower School girls and boys outside in the adventure playground

Join us at our Fall 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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We believe that a transformative school experience should go beyond the classroom.

At ZIS, we help your child discover a lifelong love of learning. But we also help them to become a more active, creative, confident and broad-minded individual.

We do this through activities, events, and other opportunities which prepares them for success, and helps them discover who they are.

Our fees include:

  • A broad and inspiring co-curricular program
  • Trips and activities to help your child engage with what they learn
  • German language tuition
  • Equipment including iPads or PC notebooks up to Grade 8
  • Student and Learning Support Services (excluding Occupational Therapy, and Speech and Language Therapy)
  • Support with English as an Additional Language (EAL)

We also provide a range of additional services at extra cost for families, including lunch, transport to and from school, and after-school care.

Fees for external examinations such as the AP and IB exams are not included in our annual fees. 

The Good Schools Guide International

"Parents are engaged and students are actively encouraged to become well-rounded individuals."

Read the full review

Application/Registration (per student)

Application fee: CHF 500 (plus credit card fees). This charge is non-refundable, but also covers registration if your child is enrolling for Preschool.

Infrastructure contribution fee: one-off payment from Kindergarten onwards: CHF 5,000

Re-application fee: CHF 500 (plus credit card fees). This payment is valid for one admission cycle

Full details of our fees and information about ZIS families' obligations can be found in our Financial Regulations

Tuition Fees 2024/25

Virtual Tours

Students working in the Design Lab at the Secondary Campus

Our virtual tours give you the opportunity to explore our beautiful campuses from anywhere.

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.