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St. Gilgen International School

St. Gilgen International School

Ischlerstrasse 13, 5340 St. Gilgen, Salzburg, Austria

+43 62 272 0259



St. Gilgen International School
School type Coeducational Day & Boarding
Founded 2008
Status Private
Head of School Ms Martina Moetz
Date Appointed 2017
Language of Instruction English
Co-ed Age Range 9-18 years
Number of pupils 200
Day fees per annum €25,500 - €39,000
Boarding fees per annum €52,500 - €59,000
Average Class Size Appprox. 12
Teacher/Pupil ratio 1:5
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP
Diploma Coordinator John Patton
Associations CIS, WASC, ECIS, BMBWF, IB

An International educational experience in a breathtaking natural setting

English. German. Russian. Spanish... Just a few of the languages that float down our hallways at St. Gilgen International School (StGIS). Consisting of approximately 35 nationalities, our international student body with over 200 students is a diverse melting pot of talented students. Our school is nestled in the heart of a charming lake side village on the exquisite Wolfgangsee and surrounded by the Austrian alps. St. Gilgen is a stone's throw from the cultural hotspot of Salzburg and just a few hours from Vienna and Munich.

Our key promise is that every child has talent and we will develop it - so a main focus for us is making sure we provide the ideal environment for students. In order to ensure every student flourishes at StGIS, our philosophy of 'three pillars of excellence' applies to every child - excellence in education, care and activities. This means our highly qualified network of teachers, pastoral staff and nurses combine to ensure every student's unique talents are discovered, nurtured and developed.

With over 40 activities to choose from - the school treats the world as a classroom and ensures professional guidance is always at hand. For example, a state-approved mountain guide leads hiking expeditions and horse riding lessons are held in a first class stable. Students can also enjoy golf lessons and seasonal sports such as rowing, water skiing, canyoning, skiing, ice skating and climbing. StGIS also has a strong foundation in the Arts and all students have access to professional Art, Theatre, Dance and Music lessons.

A key focus of the school is to instill a love of learning in each student - and the curriculum and modern teaching methods are designed to fuel natural curiosity. Offering the coveted International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma, StGIS students are equipped to go on to study at the world's best Universities. This is a place where teachers strive to build an energy of relentless curiosity in each classroom and empower young minds to stretch and fulfill their potential.

With school fees in line with the world’s most prestigious educational institutions, StGIS is one of the best investments you can make in your child's future. After experiencing the unique school first-hand, it's absolutely clear that the reward is a magical education that lasts a lifetime.

We would be delighted to welcome you to show the very best of what Austrian education offers. Simply visit us at www.stgis.at and set up your trial day!