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ISZL is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School and offers the Primary Years, Middle Years and Diploma Programmes as well as Advanced Placement (AP) courses. Explore each corner of ISZL.

News and Stories

ISZL’s active and innovative community always has something happening on and off campus.
Middle School Science in the Mountains
Viviana Nielsen, Grade 7 Science Teacher

At the end of May, Grade 7 students headed to ISZL's Outdoor Education Centre, Chalet Bergheim in Wengen, to experience a science and maths programme specially designed for them. During our two-and-a-half-day trip, the mountains and the countryside served as our classroom.

The Fund For Excellence Supporting the Visual Arts
Karen Richardson, Visual Arts Teacher & Primary Arts Team Leader

Within the Arts curriculum this year we have been very fortunate to benefit from the Fund for Excellence. Projects and initiatives have enhanced the students' learning experiences both inside and outside the classroom across the curriculum.

Celebrating 25 Years of NAG
Elizabeth Jewitt, Personal Development Coordinator - Middle School

ISZL has a special association with NAG, the charity founded 25 years ago to help the street children of Nepal. Over the years ISZL has supported NAG through projects that have touched the lives of many in our community.

A Special Day of Games
Michael Huber, Experiential Learning Coordinator, High School German & Music Teacher

In early June our Riverside Campus hosted a special 'Tag Der Spiele', or Games Day, for families who are part of the local Munterwegs mentoring programme. This day was organised by students after months of careful planning as part of their Service Learning.

Teachers as Researchers & Learners
Jacob Martin, Director of Teaching & Learning

ISZL prides itself on being a learning institution and its teachers and leaders are all involved in professional development which is often self-directed and connected closely to current educational research.

Service Learning in Bulgaria
Stuart Byfield, Assistant Principal of the Middle School & Elizabeth Meeks, Zug Library Team Leader

In May a group of thirteen Grade 8 students went on an extraordinary trip to Bulgaria to learn about and help with the work of The Cedar Foundation, a charity improving the lives of vulnerable children.

The Summer Reading Challenge
Elizabeth Meeks, Zug Library Team Leader & Teacher Librarian Grades 3-8

Summer is coming up fast and for many that means relaxing with a good book, whether travelling or enjoying the sunshine of Switzerland. The Zug Campus Library is again sponsoring a Summer Reading Challenge.

Youth Forum Switzerland empowers Students
Camilla, Grade 12 Student and YFS Lead Student Organiser

“Explore, Connect, Inspire” was the motto of the first Youth Forum Switzerland (YFS) that took place in January 2018 at the ISZL High School Campus.

The Eagle Experience

As a leading international school, ISZL prides itself on its innovative and highly qualified teachers, world-class facilities, warm and welcoming community and service-oriented culture.