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Schedule of Fees 2021 – 22

An ISBerne education is the investment of a lifetime

At the International School of Berne, we recognise the deep commitment a family makes when investing in a private school education. We take your investment seriously and work diligently to balance affordability with our world class education programme. Here are our Schedule of Fees for the 2021-2022 school year:

Annual Tuition

Early Learning Centre

  • 5 Mornings/week: CHF13,220.00
  • 5 Mornings + 2 Afternoons/week: CHF16,110.00
  • 5 Mornings + 3 Afternoons/week: CHF17,760.00
  • 5 Full Days/week: CHF19,930.00

Early Learning Centre fees include a daily morning snack.


  • Reception/Kindergarten – Grade 1: CHF27,570.00
  • Grades 2 – 5: CHF28,395.00


  • Grades 6 – 8: CHF32,630.00
  • Grades 9 – 10: CHF35,415.00
  • Grades 11 – 12: CHF36,035.00

Included in Tuition at ISBerne

For a list of activities and materials not covered by tuition fees, please refer to our financial regulations available within our application bundles.

Additional Fees

Application Fee

This fee shall be paid when the student is first enrolled in the school. The Application Fee will be invoiced together with Capital Fund Fee and Tuition Fees. This one-time, non-refundable fee covers the administrative costs of processing the application.

  • Early Learning Centre to Grade 12: CHF 250.00

Capital Fund Fee

The Capital Fund Fee is a one-time, non-refundable fee per child. This fee is for the future major development of the school and shall be paid when the student is first enrolled in the school.

  • Early Learning Centre: CHF 500.00
  • Reception/Kindergarten: CHF 3,500.00*
  • Reception/Kindergarten – Grade 12: CHF 4,000.00

*if the child was enrolled in our ELC the previous year, one-time fee, non-refundable.

Re-Enrolment Fee

This is an annual, non-refundable fee shall be paid for all existing students when re-enrolling for the next academic year.

  • Early Learning Centre – Grade 12: CHF 250.00

Financial Aid

The International School of Berne looks to enroll talented boys and girls regardless of their family’s ability to pay. Qualified students lacking the resources to pay the full tuition may apply for financial aid from the International School of Berne Foundation. The Foundation provides money for scholarships for our school, other private schools within Switzerland and for post-secondary education at institutions within and outside of Switzerland.

Schedule a Consultation

Our Admissions Team would like to introduce your family to ISBerne either through a personal visit to our school or via a video conference at your convenience. A member of our experienced team will inquire about your family’s story, explain the ISBerne programmes, and support you with any questions you may have. To arrange your consultation, please fill out this enquiry form stating your available times.  Alternatively you can get in touch by calling +41 31 959 10 00 or by emailing at We look forward to hearing from you!
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