Private and international schools in Ticino
The American School in Switzerland in Montagnola offers elementary, middle and high school, along with International Baccalaureate (IB) and Advanced Placement (AP) programs. Franklin College of Switzerland is an independent university near Lugano offering English language teaching, Associate of Arts and Bachelor of Arts degree programs. The school specialises in academic travel, where students have the opportunity to visit different destinations for two weeks each semester as a credit-bearing degree requirement. Situated in Dino, the Scuola Montessori Ticino offers primary and elementary programs for children aged between 2½ and 12. Consult the directories for a list of private and international schools in Ticino.