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We welcome and connect. We nurture and inspire. We challenge and prepare.

The International School of Berne (ISBerne) is a fully accredited, International Baccalaureate® (IB) World School providing education for students aged 3 to 18 in Switzerland’s capital. Since 1961, our school has had a long-standing reputation for innovative and highly qualified teachers, world-class facilities, a diverse community, and excellent academic results.

As the only school in the Berne region and one of a few in Switzerland to offer the entire IB continuum, our curriculum gives students a coherence of programs and a sustainable learning experience whether your child continues to study at our school or elsewhere. The ISBerne Mission is at the heart of everything we do, and as it states: We welcome and connect. We nurture and inspire. We challenge and prepare.

Learning at ISBerne is supported by a number of unique programmes and learning experiences, such as:

As you explore our school online, we hope it draws you into the 'ISBerne experience'. We look forward to welcoming you and your family to our community!

About our Learning Programme

Explore Our School Divisions

We are a non-selective school with well-rounded and high-achieving students. An education from ISBerne is a proven investment in your child's future.


From Kindergarten to Grade 5, our programme offers unique learning experiences to acquire knowledge, build skills and develop character.

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During this time of rapid intellectual and personal change, our students strengthen their independent learning skills and pursue their interests.

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We offer multiple academic pathways to meet the wide range of High School students' needs, talents, interests, and goals.

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