Lyceum Alpinum Zuoz

The Philosophy of Zuoz and Why Zuoz?

Tolerance, justice and respect for the community have been the basic mottos of the school for 100 years. It is of the opinon that the education goes on throughout the lifetime while integrating the tradition and innovation. It creates the foundation of school life through respect and assistance to others. Open-mindedness is extremely important. It wishes the students to attain skills and etiquette to be needed in their future lives. It tries to raise individuals who are responsible and conscious to make the world a better place. Life-long friendships, honesty and personal creative efforts are the principles considered important during the education. Efforts are made to train individuals who are intellectual, physically and emotionally well- balanced.

About the school: The school was established near famous ski resort of St. Moritz in 1904 and it is the member of Council of International Schools (CIS), International Baccalaureate Organisation (IBO). The owner of the school is the family who established it.

Location and Transportation
The school is a part of breathtaking Alpine scenery near the ski resort of St. Moritz. The school campus and sports facilities overlook Zuoz, a beautiful alpine town. It is 1750 m above the sea level. St. Moritz, a small town, is located in the Engadine Valley. The highest peak in the Eastern Alps is located a couple miles south of town. Hosting the Winter Olympiads, the town is safe and nice. It is near the borders of Austria and Italy. The nearest airports are Innsbruck in Austria and Milano in Italy.

General Information

The date of establishment: 1904 The number of students: 320 students, 220 boarders  Age range: boys and girls between the ages of 12 and 18  Campus: near St. Moritz (Engadin), 1750m elevation, five dormitories and all the sports activities are within the campus. Accreditation: IBO, CIS (Council of International Schools) Nationality: 33 nations

Academic Information

Languages: The courses are in German and English. Diplomas: German Abitur, Swiss Federal Matura (German), International Baccalaureate (IB) Teacher / student ratio : 1:5 Foreign languages: German, English, French, Spanish, Italian, Mandarin and Latin It is possible to take German Abitur and Swiss Matura in the same year. This simultaneous presentation of these two diplomas in the world is available only in this school. ACT, IELTS and SAT test center / There is ESL, that is, English support for those who are insufficient.

Extra-curricular Activities

Extraordinary strong sports program: climbing, cricket, Eton fives, football, golf, mountain biking, tennis, track and field, basketball, volleyball, boxing, rugby, uni-hockey, skiing, snowboarding, ice hockey.

Shakespeare Company (theatre) School band and two choirs Forum Alpinum (www.forumalpinum.ch) Corps of Volunteers (www.lyceum-volunteers.ch) Student Organization (student government) Model of United Nations (MUN) Discussion Group “The Churchillians”

Since its establishment in 1889, it alleges that a well-balanced personality is possible not only through a good academic education but also social awareness and understanding apart from a high grade diploma. The geographic location of Rosenberg allows the students to live all the seasons and do the sports with which they can fill their free time.

The city of St. Gallen, the capital of St. Gallen Canton, is a regional center that prides itself on their universities, theatres, concert halls, museums, hospitals, Rosenberg School, service industries similar to these. It offers a high quality of life. The Rosemberg campus is located in a quiet region covering an area of 100 m2 with its own tennis courts and sport facilities.

Rosemberg is a boarding / daytime school providing co-education and US University Preparation, SAT, TOEFL, ACT,  AP,   ESL Program and DELF. It hosts a total of 560 students from 40 different countries in its one big and the other small campus. It offers German, Italian and English basic training options in addition to French, Spanish, Italian, Russian or other languages depending on demand.

The number of the students per teacher is 4 and it has very rich extra-curricular activities: Sports (tennis, golf, horse riding, ice skating, water skiing, swimming, skiing and snowboarding, soccer, dance and acrobatics), short walks and cultural activities, trips to other European capitals, Rosenberg Ball where the performance of the lower classes are exhibited, in- school organizations and themed entertainment evenings are all the social activities offered to the students by the school. The school provides foreign languages options at four different camps in July and August and it makes the camps more entertaining thanks to various sports and entertainments.

General Information

The date of establishment: 1889 the number of students: 300 students, 260 boarders Age range: boys and girls between the ages of 6 and 20  Campus: Main campus (100,000m2), small campus (Collegehouse 11,000m2) Accreditation: ECIS, VSP. St. Gallen Canton Educational Department’s permit. Nationality : 40 nations

Academic Information

Languages: the courses are in German, Italian and English. Diplomas : German Abitur, IGCSE, GCE A Levels, High School Diploma, Esame di stato (Italian Maturity exam), Swiss Matura preparation Teacher / student ratio: 1:4 American college preparation. SAT, TOEFL, ACT, AP, ESL Program, DELF Foreign languages: German, Italian, English, French, Spanish, Russian and other languages can be offered upon request.

Extra-curricular Activities

Sports: tennis, golf, horse riding, ice skating, water sports, skiing and snowboarding, soccer, dance, acrobatics, etc.. Small trips and cultural activities, visits to European capitals Rosenberg Ball (students’ performance can be seen at this ball) Theme nights

Winter Camp

The English language education is integrated into skiing, snowboarding, sightseeing and shopping. One can attend it from the middle of January until the middle of March.

 



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