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Institut auf dem Rosenberg – International Boarding School in Switzerland
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Founded in 1889, this Swiss boarding school has pioneered individual education for decades, creating an unparalleled environment in which students maximize their full potential, both inside and outside of the classroom. Institut auf dem Rosenberg offers an international curriculum for adolescents aged 6-18 combining rigorous academics with extracurricular programs, producing top-notch students ready to take on the professional world.
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Location

Overlooking the historical city of St. Gallen, this Swiss international school is located in the German speaking part of Switzerland, less than hour away from Zurich Airport. Students coming from the Munich International Airport can expect a 3-hour journey.

The campus is set in a 100’000 m2 of private parkland, with teaching and boarding school facilities accommodated in carefully restored and beautifully maintained art-nouveau villas.

Overview

Institut auf dem Rosenberg combines rich tradition with a unique, contemporary and state-of-the-art approach to education.

The philosophy of this boarding school in Switzerland is based on the vision that education must inspire, open new insights and create awareness for the opportunities and challenges of a deeply interconnected world.

The vast majority of families have entrepreneurial backgrounds and choose this Swiss boarding school to enable their sons and daughters to assume future leadership roles, either in their family business or in other fields such as philanthropy, investment or the arts.

Rosenberg is a comparably small Swiss elite boarding school, with 230 students from over 45 different nations, creating a vibrant student community that lays the foundation for a valuable future network.

Academics

A wide choice of academic programmes, a staff to student ratio of 1:3 and an average class size of 8 students ensures that each student receives individual attention and enables the delivery of excellent academic results.

Widely recognised as one of the best boarding school in Switzerland and worldwide, Rosenberg is renowned for its unmatched Talent & Enrichment programme; offering students a window into the world outside the classroom, preparing them for university admission and beyond.

Extracurricular Activities

Co-Curricular courses featured under the Rosenberg Talent & Enrichment umbrella include over 40 courses in the fields of creativity, fashion design, performing arts, hospitality management, robotics and artificial intelligence, medical sciences, public speaking and international law to name just a few. Institut auf dem Rosenberg collaborates with some of the world’s leading brands and industry professionals to ensure instruction and content is always up-to-date and relevant.

The educational experience at this Swiss boarding school is balanced by a rich Sports programme, offering over 30 different courses, including fencing, skiing tennis, football, climbing and horse-riding, all delivered by professional instructors.

Summer Camp

Institut auf dem Rosenberg welcomes children and young adults to its leading Swiss Summer Camp at Institut auf dem Rosenberg’s main campus. Participating students choose from a wide-range of programmes and enjoy meaningful free-time activities in a truly international environment. Sports and outdoor activities complete the great variety of learning opportunities.

Core Values

This school also offers a true Swiss elite boarding school experience – “the Rosenberg Experience”; a unique opportunity for students to fully immerse and familiarise themselves with life at one of the world’s best boarding schools, during the academic school year.

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Tuition

  • Boarding Tuition

    CHF 130'000 per year

  • Scholarships

    Not available

Academics

  • GCSE pass rate

    100%, 58% A-A*

  • Oxbridge entrance

    10%

  • Russell group entrance

    80%

  • University entrance

    99% of pupils

Teaching Environment

  • Total enrollment

    230

  • Setting

    Urban

  • Teacher - student ratio

    1:3

  • Average class size

    8

Programmes of Study

  • Academic programmes

    US High School Diploma / ESL / EAL / IELTS / German Abitur / IB Diploma / GCSE / A-Level

  • Extracurricular programmes

    Acrobatics / International Law / Journalism & Social Media / Hotel Management / Art Portfolio / Wealth Creation & Investment / Biotechnology / Coding and Robotics / Product & Fashion Design / Business Entrepreneurship / Climbing / Fencing / yoga / Basketball / Horse-riding / Tennis / Music / Football / Skiing / Personal Training / Hip-Hop & Contemporary Dance / Mountain Biking

Languages

  • Main language

    German / English

  • Bilingual sections

    French / German / Italian

  • Language courses offered

    Urdu / Availability of other languages on demand / French / Portuguese / Greek / Arabic / Mandarin / Japanese / Russian / Italian / German / Spanish / EAL / GAL / Turkish

Pupils

  • Girls

    Yes

  • Boys

    Yes

  • Age of entry

    5 +

  • Age of entry to boarding houses

    6+

University Preparation

  • Preparation course

    UCAS Preparation / Yes - Oxbridge

  • University counselling

    Yes

  • Career counselling

    Yes

  • Senior School Counselling

    Yes

Boarding

  • Full boarding

    Yes

  • Weekly boarding

    No

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