Institiut la Gruyeres Collège International, Switzerland

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Institut La Gruyère was established in 1949 to provide young boys and girls a human-friendly environment to acquire sound education, know-how and knowledge. The school offers a variety of courses such as the French Baccalaureate, a bilingual 3-year Matura program education system, a secondary school and an intensive French course.

Main language: French and Bilingual English and French

Language courses offered: ESL, EAL, Latin,  Russian, Italian, German, Spanish, French

Age of entry: 11+

Age of entry to boarding houses: 13+

Academic programmes: Intensive French language course, Secondary school, French Baccalaureate , Swiss Matura


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About the school

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The institution is a French-speaking boarding school, accommodating up to 50 students between the ages of 12 to 20. There is a day school section for about 35 students. Each student has a personalized support, encouragement, and guidance from experienced and highly motivated teachers.

The boarding school manager ensures that the students study in a healthy environment with engaging extra curriculum every day. Sports activities are organized for the students every day and in the evening, the students have some study hours to enhance new knowledge.

When it comes to food, the students are offered tasty and balanced dishes by the chef and her team.

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Academic life


Institut La Gruyère offers a wide range of courses surch as Secondary School, the French Baccalaureate, the bilingual 3-year Matura program and a full-immersion French language course.

The school offers language certifications : DELF, Cambridge, Goethe. The main language courses are run in French or Bilingual English and French.

Secondary school I

Students who have completed their 6th year in primary school can begin their three-year secondary education according to the Swiss-French Study Plan(PER).

Swiss Matura or French Baccalaureate

For 3 years after Secondary school, Institut La Gruyère prepares students for Swiss Matura or French Baccalaureate.

Sport and culture

Dance / Film Club / Table tennis / Basketball / Horse-riding / Tennis / Swimming / Music / Art / Theatre / Football / Badminton / Drama

Location Description

Situated in the centre of Switzerland in Gruyères, Institut La Gruyère features an alluring and welcoming atmosphere for its students.

Chemin du Bourgo 15 CP 80 1663 Gruyères 1663 Gruyères

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