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.

We hope you enjoy learning more about our unique school and look forward to welcoming you on a personal tour of our campus.

Latest news | News Archive

Newspaper report on the 90th anniversary of Institut Montana Zugerberg

On Saturday, 14 May 2016, The Neue Zuger Zeitung reported on the 90 years existence of our school, from the formation 1926 by Max Husmann to our „Vision Montana 2026“. Thank you for the report!


A Peek Forward – To the New School Year 2016/17

As in the past school years, we would like to give you with the parents letter a preview of developments and major changes for the next school year. 


Press Release - Institut Montana Zugerberg Celebrates 90 Years

On 3 May 1926 a new school overlooking Lake Zug opened its doors. Now Institut Montana is 90 years old and has a rich and fascinating story to tell. It has grown into a vibrant educational community, offering both the Swiss Matura and the International Baccalaureate.


Event calendar | All Events

Summer Holiday 02 July, 2016 - 28 August, 2016

Students leave after lunch on Friday


Welcome Weekend 27 August, 2016

For new boarding students and their parents
(Check-in between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm)


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

Swiss Gymnasium

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

International School

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 surroundings

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