The International School of Zug and Luzern (ISZL) is an independent, mixed, non-denominational, not-for-profit, international school, situated in Central Switzerland. The school has over 1,200 students on its roll from over 50 different nationalities, aged 3 to 18 years, across two campuses. Students attend from Early Years to Grade 12.
As an IB World School, The International School of Zug and Luzern (ISZL) offers the IB Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes. Students in Grades 11 and 12 have the option of taking Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Prospective students are assessed on their previous school academic record and their potential for growth at the school.
The International School of Zug and Luzern (ISZL) was founded in 2008 following the merger of the International School of Zug, The Riverside School (which was founded in 1990 as a university preparatory high school) and the International School of Luzern.
Values and vision
The International School of Zug and Luzern’s mission is to provide a high-quality Early Years to Grade 12 international education to day students resident in the Cantons of central Switzerland. Its ethos is: ‘Respect. Motivate. Achieve.’
The school promotes a climate of respect, where outstanding teachers encourage students to develop self-confidence, positive relationships, and an enthusiastic approach to learning. It is also committed to excellence in education through a balanced academic programme. Students share responsibility for their own learning in a caring and stimulating environment designed to promote achievement.
The school aims to offer an exceptional educational experience and build a comfortable, engaging environment for students and their families. It believes it is a stable and rooted, multicultural community that provides students and families a warm, inspiring and vibrant place to call home and one that encourages engagement and creates a strong sense of place.