College education: access to universities and higher education institutions worldwide

With Academia, students are able to take British International A Levels. These qualifications are recognised around the world, opening doors to higher education institutions across the globe. They can either attend classes at the English-speaking college in Basel, Winterthur and Zurich or follow a course of individual study with one of our university entrance qualification programmes at various locations throughout Switzerland and online.

Globally recognised, holistic and innovative – your path to higher education: our English-speaking college in Basel, Winterthur and Zurich.

Academia International School in Basel, Winterthur and Zurich prepares young people from Year 7 for the internationally recognised IGCSE and International A Levels. Our Pre-IGCSE-programme (Year 7 and 8) is run with a unique bilingual concept, while the IGCSE- and A-Level-programme forms the ideal preparation for various further educational pathways such as university studies in Switzerland and abroad.

This makes us unique:

  • Close-knit school community with room to cater to individual needs
  • Holistic, strength-based learning, thanks to qualified native-speaker teachers
  • Unique bilingual experience in our Pre-IGCSE-programme (Years 7 and 8)
  • Consistently high success rates at IGCSE and A-level examinations

Individual and flexible route to university: tailored programme of university entrance qualifications in Aarau, Basel, Bern, Lucerne, Zurich or online.

For over 10 years, we have been offering adults and young people an individualised programme of English-language university entrance qualifications – International A Levels. Students are able to tailor their studies around their career, leisure pursuits or family responsibilities. Our graduates can choose from universities in Switzerland and around the world.

This makes us unique:

  • Flexible timetabling; one-to-one teaching or small groups
  • Free choice of subjects based on strengths and individual interests
  • Internationally recognised and respected qualification