International & Private Schools in Fribourg Nearby private & international schools

Many expats relocating to Switzerland prefer private schools for reasons of continuity, language and culture. It is worthwhile staying informed and considering your intended length of stay, children's age, programmes on offer, place of residence and employment. Keep in mind that demand may be high and places limited.

Private and international schools in Fribourg

There are no international schools for primary school age in Fribourg itself. Parents send their children to international schools in Bern or Vaud, such as:



These schools are from 40 to 55 minutes' drive from Fribourg. Places are in demand, so enquire as soon as possible.


Institute La Gruyère offers international boarding and day facilities from the secondary level for children aged 12 – 20.


Fribourg has private nursery schools and kindergarten for younger children.

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