Welcome to Institut Montana
Home to an established boarding school tradition, we provide the best in Swiss and international education.
Our students enjoy individualised support and a comprehensive, modern education in a familial and international atmosphere. We benefit from Switzerland’s exceptional outdoor and cultural oppor-tunities and experience peace and security unrivalled in Europe.
I hope you enjoy learning more about our unique school and look forward to welcoming you on a personal tour of our campus.
Dr Gerhard Pfister
Latest news | news archive
Montana Students Support the ARCHELON Turtle Rescue Centre in Greece.Read more
We are proud to announce the first win of our American Football team, the Montana Red Hawks! The opponent was none other than the current U-16 Swiss champions, the Winterthur Warriors.Read more
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Summer BreakStudents free to leave after their last scheduled lesson on Friday, 27 June. New boarding students arrive Saturday, 23 August. Returning boarding students arrive Sunday, 24 August. First Day of School Monday, 25 August.
Throughout summer, dependent on the weather conditions, there will be two sorts of tennis courses offered at Institut Montana Zugerberg and we encourage all interested students to participate.Read more
Bilingual Elementary School
We offer an immersive bilingual education programme in German and English based on the curriculum of the Canton of Zug. Our day students take advantage of individual support, round-the-clock care, and a unique afternoon care programme.
- Beginning Age 6 (Boarding: Age 10)
- Language Immersion
- Individual Support & Afternoon Care
With 75 years of experience, we offer a comprehensive and balanced six-year education leading to the federally recognised Matura. Our German and bilingual Matura programmes serve as excellent preparation for university studies.
- Beginning Age 12
- German & Bilingual Swiss Matura
- Higher Level Subject Specialisations
An IB World School since 1987, our comprehensive six-year programme leads to the International Baccalaureate. Our experience in academic excellence allows us to ideally prepare students for success at world-renowned international universities.
- Beginning Age 12
- International Baccalaureate (IB)
- Cambridge IGCSE Curriculum
The city of Zug and surroundingsRead More
Why choose Montana?
We are a unique boarding school, dedicated to preparing our students for a successful future. Our campus, in its picturesque and natural setting at an altitude of 995m, is only one hour away from Zurich.
Choose Montana for:
- A comprehensive and excellent education
- A dedicated team ensuring individualised support
- A Swiss and international school community