The American School in Switzerland (TASIS)
School Size715 Students
Class Size12 Students
LocationVia Collina d'Oro
Diploma(IBDP) International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme, American High School Diploma (AP),
Camps AvailableBoarding school, Summer Camp,
Boarding Age4-18 Years Old
Tuition fees91000 CHF
TASIS is the oldest American school in Switzerland and consistently ranks as one of Europe’s best boarding schools. The historical campus dating back from the 17th Century comprises 25 buildings, which includes two gyms, art studios, music rooms, The Ferit Åahenk Fine Arts Center and the Campo Science Center.
The school welcomes international students from Pre-Kindergarten through to Postgraduate level study, and prides itself on its international focus. Students hail from 60 different nationalities, of which 35 world languages are being spoken on campus everyday.
Situated just 10 minutes from Lugano Airport, TASISl is located in the Italian-spoken part of Switzerland, which is around 80km north of Milan.
Academics and Boarding
TASISâs academic program and approach has meant many of their students have gained admissions to some of the most competitive universities and colleges around the world. Small class sizes of around 13 pupils combined with a holistic program, provides a rich and varied curriculum that encourages students to find their own voice.
English is the primary language of instruction, however all students are required to study at least one modern language in addition to their native tongue. This is in preparation for the International Baccalaureate Diploma (IB) which is offered alongside the Advanced Placement courses (AP) to High schools students.
Physical fitness is another key aspect of the curriculum and TASIS sports teams compete in different competitions across Europe. During the winter months activities may varies from skiing to exploring regions of Zermatt, Gstaad and Crans-Montana
Boarders are welcomed to the school from Grade 6 and typically students share dorms with around 2-4 other pupils. TASIS ensures students live and grow in a peaceful, safe, respectful environment.
After school, there are various extra-curricular activities students can participate in including: Model UN, Theatre productions and Instrumental groups.
TASIS also offers an exciting Summer Camp every year, you can learn more here.
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