Companies of the Kalaidos Education Group

Logo Kiana Kids and Nature

Kiana Kids and Nature

Aarau, Herrliberg, Horw, Küssnacht am Rigi, Luzern-Littau, Neuhausen am Rheinfall, Root, Sursee, Winterthur, Winterthur-Wülflingen, Zofingen

Kiana operates daycare centres for children aged three months to six years. Kiana emphasises sustainable and verifiable quality and is breaking new ground in early childhood education, care and upbringing.

With the immersive method, the children are introduced to the English language in a playful way without performance expectations at an early age. In addition to bilingualism, Kiana greatly emphasises the children's contact with nature.

Logo SIS Swiss International School Switzerland

SIS Switzerland

Basel, Männedorf-Zurich, Pfäffikon-Schwyz, Rotkreuz-Zug, Schönenwerd, Zurich, Zurich-Wollishofen

Our schools have been leaders among bilingual day schools since 1999. The offering comprises kindergarten, primary school, secondary school and high school. Students can graduate from high school ("Gymnasium") with the national high school certificate and/or the International Baccalaureate (IB).
Logo SIS Swiss International School Germany

SIS Germany

Berlin, Frankfurt, Friedrichshafen, Ingolstadt, Kassel, Regensburg, Stuttgart-Fellbach

In Germany as well, both international and German families are combining an international outlook and local roots in their children's education. The offer comprises kindergarten, primary school, and high school ("Gymnasium"). Students can graduate from high school with the national high school certificate and/or the International Baccalaureate (IB).
Logo SIS Swiss International School Brazil

SIS Brazil

Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro - Barra da Tijuca, Rio de Janeiro - Gávea

At our Brazilian schools, the students are taught in Portuguese, English, German and French. The offering comprises kindergarten, primary school, secondary school and high school. Students can graduate from high school ("Ensino Medio") by sitting the national high school leaving exam (ENEM) and/or the International Baccalaureate (IB).
Logo arcoidis Ausbildungs- und Lehrbetriebsverbund



The Arcoidis Foundation is the competence centre for the operational part of basic business education in various industries.

Arcoidis offers learners integrated practical experience in commercial training companies and accompanies them during in-company training.

Arcoidis also offers courses for company trainers, especially for the supervision of interns.
Logo Minerva


Aarau, Baden, Basel, Berne, Lucerne, St. Gallen, Winterthur, Zurich

The wide range extends from basic commercial training with a vocational baccalaureate to secondary commercial training and advanced training with recognised qualifications and federal specialist certificates.

Minerva enables learners to choose the path to start their career, to go to a university of applied sciences or to take another professional step.

With the brand Lernstudio, Minerva offers preparatory courses for the entrance examination to high school in the Canton of Zurich and a day school in Winterthur.

Logo WISS Wirtschaftsinformatikschule Schweiz

WISS Schulen für Wirtschaft Informatik Immobilien AG

Berne, Lucerne, St. Gallen, Zurich

In the fields of business, information technology and real estate, WISS offers a wide range of future-oriented courses of study, from vocational apprenticeships to federal vocational and higher professional examinations and degrees from higher technical colleges. A wide range of courses for administrators offers the best opportunities for entry into the real estate industry. Tailor-made courses are designed for companies.

WISS stands for the fact that its graduates can apply the knowledge they have acquired directly in practice.

Logo AKAD - Mit Bildung zum Erfolf


Basel, Berne, Lausanne, Zurich

Success by education   this is what AKAD is committed to. With individualised educational offers, AKAD enables students to achieve their educational goals in addition to extensive professional and private commitment.

Their offer includes vocational baccalaureate and baccalaureate, language courses as well as training and further education of professionals to become qualified specialists and managers in business, IT, administration as well as social education.

AKAD ensures learning success with teaching materials developed specifically for self-study and the virtual learning room.
Logo Kalaidos Banking+Finance School

Kalaidos Banking+Finance School

Berne, Lausanne, Zurich

On behalf of SwissBanking, the Kalaidos Banking+Finance School operates the professional college for the banking and finance industry. It is a joint venture of the Kalaidos Swiss Education Group and its partner from French-speaking Switzerland. This cooperation enables a congruent educational offer in two national languages.

The cooperation between the Kalaidos Banking+Finance School and the Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences creates attractive educational paths for the banking and finance industry.

Logo STI Schweizerisches Treuhand-Institut FH

Schweizerisches Treuhand-Institut FH


Together with Treuhand Suisse and the Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences, the Swiss Treuhand Institute (STI) offers practice-oriented educational opportunities targeted at current challenges. In addition to imparting excellent theoretical basic knowledge, transferring experience is of the utmost importance.

The STI enables experienced professionals from fiduciary and management consultancy to complete training and further education at the higher technical examination and university of applied sciences levels.

Kalaidos Fachhochschule

Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences

Berne, Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich

The Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences is an institute accredited by the federal government. It provides studies and further education with flexible structures in various subject areas.

Students can complete bachelor's and master's degree programmes with different focuses in the fields of applied psychology, health, music, law, and economics.

The high degree of flexibility in terms of time, location and content makes it possible to successfully combine work, family and further education.

Logo ZLS Zurich Law School - Institute of Law

ZLS Zurich Law School


The ZLS Zurich Law School is an institute of law that offers a flexible study programme on the master's level that goes hand in hand with work and family life. It is aspiring for institutional accreditation as a university institute.

The ZLS provides access to legal professions, academia and management positions for individuals who are willing and able to perform. Its complementary offer provides society with talents from diverse backgrounds and with a wealth of experience, and offers future-oriented education in a rapidly changing working environment.

Logo edubase



Edubase is a joint venture of the Careum Foundation and the Kalaidos Education Group Switzerland. It is the operator of the eponymous e-book platform for educational organisations, on which content from various publishers is made available.

Edubase's e-book solution enables publishers to convert their content very easily and inexpensively. It is continuously developed and offers functionalities that effectively support teaching and learning alike.

Logo compendio Bildungsmedien

Compendio Bildungsmedien


Compendio is a publisher for educational media, geared towards the educational offers of Swiss schools and further education institutes.

The teaching aids are suitable for self-study and contain didactically valuable enrichments such as exercise materials, examples, and summaries.

Compendio offers individually compiled teaching materials in digital or printed form to companies and schools as well.

Logo Edubook



Edubook is a specialised provider for the printing and distribution of educational material. It produces books, catalogues, brochures and folder contents using industrial digital printing systems and a direct link to further processing. Automated processes with integrated web shop solutions make it possible to produce a wide variety of print runs with attractive conditions.

Logo Edupartner



Edupartner is the competent service provider for all topics related to the creation, design and distribution of educational media. Edupartner has developed an editorial system with which learning content can be managed and published. Furthermore, with Distrinova, Edupartner offers the most extensive digital publishing distribution in Switzerland. Digital learning media are bundled from publishers and e-book platforms and made available centrally to distributors. With Distrinova, digital teaching materials are delivered fully automatically from the publisher to the individual learners in the classroom.