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 Nils Remmel
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As we have already announced, Mr Pfirter, the long-standing principal of our Swiss Gymnasium, will begin his well-deserved retirement at the end of the academic year 2014/15. Over the past months we have evaluated a variety of applicants for his position and have decided to appoint Mr Ralph Späni, born in 1971, from Meggen, Lucerne.
The Chinese Literature and Culture programme will be offered to students from China and in our IGCSE programme from the second semester of this school year.
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Yearbook Photo Shoot
It's that time of year again! Our photographer will be on campus, shooting all sorts of photographs for our Montana yearbook.
Students free to leave after their last scheduled lesson on Thursday, 2 April. Boarding students return Sunday, 26 April. Classes resume Monday, 27 April.
Club Market (Spring)
At clubmarket, all of our activities are presented to students by the organising staff, including the activities team, teachers and boarding staff. Students have the opportunity to learn more about the various activities on offer and to organise their own activities schedule.
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