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High | Ages 14-18

Unlocking unlimited potential through exceptional education

Welcome to the International School of Berne (ISBerne) High School! Founded in 1961, the International School of Berne (ISBerne) offers over 150 students multiple pathways to graduation. Students may pursue the International Baccalaureate Diploma or ISBerne Diploma - a fully accredited, American High School Diploma. At our school, your family can select the most suitable secondary school curriculum for your child's talents, strengths, and plans for university.

We are renowned for our balanced approach to education, designed to broaden young minds and nurture their global perspectives. The Arts, Athletics, after school activities, field trips, and service-learning engagements will also enrich your child's holistic experience. In addition, Outdoor Education Camps and 'Ski and Skate Fridays' will develop your teenager well beyond traditional education.

As you explore ISBerne online, we hope you will understand why we are considered the leading secondary school in Bern, Switzerland for English-speaking students. Join us and let us help your child achieve their full potential!


High School in Depth

Getting Started at ISBerne

Are you considering the International School of Berne for your teenager? We're thrilled to hear that! We want to make sure you have all the information you need to make the best decision for your family.

To start exploring the admissions process, please visit the admissions section of the site. You'll find everything you need to know about scheduling a personal visit or trial day, making an online inquiry, and more. Remember, your child may join ISBerne anytime during the school year if space is available.

If you have any questions or would like to speak to someone directly, please contact us. You can email us at or call us at +41 31 959 10 00. We can't wait to hear from you and show you why ISBerne is the perfect place for your child to thrive!

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You're Invited!

Join our MYP Principal Shaine Bushell for a special online Q&A session about our International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) for Grades 6 to 10 on Tuesday, June 4, 2024 at 16:00 CET.