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Our Community

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The ZIS community is a lifelong network of students, parents, faculty, staff and alumni that stays with you wherever you go.

When you join ZIS, you’re not just sending a child to school. Your family is joining a lifelong community that spans the world and generations. We are a community brought together by experience, and we stay with you wherever you go.

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Joining ZIS

  • Our Admissions Team will help you in the process of deciding whether ZIS is the right school for your child. 
  • When a child starts school at ZIS the whole family becomes part of the ZIS Experience and we strive to make it special for everyone.


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Parents as Partners

Parents' Association

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The ZIS alumni community is vibrant and keeps us connected when your child no longer attends our school.

Join the ZIS Global Community Here



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Volunteerism and Philanthropy

  • As a non-profit organization, ZIS engages the community in philanthropy and volunteerism.

We are grateful that our community chooses to give back to support ZIS, with initiatives like the Annual Fund that enable us to keep growing the unique ZIS experience.

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24 hours and five things to do ...

Members of our global community share their tips about a favourite place.

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Lily Quinn

ZIS parent Lily Quinn takes us on a whistlestop tour of the highlights of her beloved home city. #ZISTravels

Olga Malova

Olga Malova, ZIS parent, gives us the inside track on her unique and ever-surprising home town, Moscow.

Lena Foerberg

Lena Förberg, ZIS parent, fills us in on the best things to do in her Swedish hometown. #ZISTravels.

Xenia Pech do in Salzburg. Art historian and current parent Xenia Piech-Tetmajer von Przerwař shares her insider’s guide to Mozart’s home town.

Mark Lemann, Class of 2010 do in Rio de Janeiro. Mark Lemann Class of 2010 (2003-10) Founder of sports management company Go4It

Lemeng Zhang

... to do in Shanghai. ZIS parent, Lemeng Zhang, arrived in Zurich from her native Shanghai. As the ultimate insider, here's her Shanghai guide.

Tristan Upton

... to do in Oxford. Tristan Upton Class of 2014 (2007-2014)
Studying Law at Oxford University.

Nicolas Amstutz, Class of 2007

Nicolas Amstutz, Class of 2007 (1998-2007), shares his guide to the Asian city-state #ZISTravels.

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Book a visit of your own, and learn more about how we make learning a joyful and challenging experience.

Contact the Admissions Team

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If you have a question you want to ask, send us an email and we’ll get back to you.

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Register your interest so we can get to know you and your family better and arrange a personalized visit to ZIS.