Companies of the Kalaidos Education Group

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Basel, Berne, Lausanne, Zurich

AKAD's courses provide you with up-to-date knowledge and equip you with the exact skills you need for your future career path. Thanks to the well-thought-out combination of supervised self-study and class attendance, you can study whenever it suits you and wherever you are. We provide you with personal supervision to ensure that you can successfully reconcile your education and training programme with your job, family and leisure time and are sure to reach your educational objectives.
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Upper secondary level



The arcoidis Foundation defines itself as a centre of expertise for providers of vocational education and workplace training for the services & administrative sector as well as for the catering, hotel and tourism industry.
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Compendio teaching materials


Top-quality teaching materials and comprehensive services for the development of text books and classroom materials – from concept and editing to the design and publication in printed or electronic form. Compendio teaching materials are characterised by their logical structure, clear language and valuable teaching elements, such as exercises and well-formulated learning objectives. Compendio also produces tailor-made text books and customised teaching materials for companies and schools.

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Edubase offers publishers and education providers the opportunity to have their content converted into Edubase e-books. With activation codes they are made available to the customers and charge them after the first view. The content of various publishers is made available with the e-book platform. With just one login, a learner can use all of his learning materials on Edubase to learn and work with them. Edubase is a joint venture between the Careum Foundation and the Kalaidos Swiss Education Group.

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Edubook is the digital printing specialist in Switzerland. The company produces books, catalogues, brochures and folder contents using industrial digital printing systems and a direct connection to further processing. In the «1 + only» print shop, books can be ordered at extremely attractive conditions, especially in short runs.

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Edupartner is the right partner for the production, distribution, procurement and use of educational media. This enables publishers, education providers and professional associations to exploit their creative potential. Edupartner offers media production, book trade, logistics and system integration from a single source.
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Tertiary level

Kalaidos Banking+Finance School

Berne, Geneva, Lausanne, Lugano, Zurich

The Kalaidos Banking+Finance School serves as the College of Higher Education for Banking and Finance (HFBF) of SwissBanking, the Swiss Bankers Association. It comprises the Kalaidos Education Group Switzerland, Centro di Studi Bancari Lugano, IFBF Institut de formation bancaire et financière supérieure Lausanne and ISFB Institut Supérieur de Formation Bancaire Genève.

Kalaidos Fachhochschule

Tertiary level

Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences

Berne, Geneva, Lausanne, Zurich

The Kalaidos University of Applied Sciences is a federally recognised university of applied sciences established under Swiss law. It offers vocational education and training programmes that can be completed without compromising your work-life balance and feature flexible study structures in the fields of business and management, law, health sciences and music.

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Tertiary level

KS Kaderschulen

Berne, Lucerne, St. Gallen, Zurich

The KS Kaderschulen (VET colleges) have been offering training in business management, marketing and real estate for more than 40 years. Their practical courses for administrative staff, preparation courses for federal examinations and college of higher education courses enjoy a high level of acceptance in the business world. Their decades of experience in adult education, a good network of specialist committees and associations and their membership of the Kalaidos Education Group Switzerland guarantee the ongoing development of their vocational education and training courses.
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Compulsory education


Winterthur, Zurich

Lernstudio is a learning institution with a positive school atmosphere. Our state-approved private school at very accessible locations in Zurich and Winterthur comprises primary and secondary day schools, courses, tutoring, school counselling, progress evaluation and coaching.

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Upper secondary level and tertiary level

Minerva vocational education and training

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

Minerva is a reliable and trustworthy partner for vocational and professional education and training. Its course programmes are widely accepted in vocational education training and business circles and focus on effectively promoting the personal development, education and professional careers of students.

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Compulsory education

Minerva primary school


Minerva Schulen Basel AG is a state-approved private school offering full-day care. It follows the curricula of the Cantons of Basel-Stadt and Basel-Landschaft. Transfers from or to public schools are possible at all times.

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Upper secondary level

School for Healthcare Professions


The SfG Schule für Gesundheitsberufe (School for Healthcare Professions) is a partner of Careum Training Centre, offering the Federal Diplomas of Vocational Education and Training as Healthcare Assistant (FaGe) and Assistant for Healthcare and Social Work (AGS).
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Compulsory education and upper secondary level

SIS Brazil

Brasilia, Rio de Janeiro

At our Brazilian schools, the students are taught in Portuguese, English, German and French. The offering comprises kindergarten, primary school as well as the lower and upper secondary levels. Students can graduate from high school ("Gymnasium") by sitting the national high school leaving exam (ENEM) and/or the International Baccalaureate (IB).
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Compulsory education and upper secondary level

SIS Germany

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

In Germany too, both German and international families are in favour of combining an international outlook and local roots. The offer comprises kindergarten, primary school and high school ("Gymnasium"). Students can graduate from high school by sitting the higher school certificate and/or the International Baccalaureate (IB).
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Compulsory education and upper secondary level

SIS Switzerland

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

Our schools have been leaders among bilingual day schools since 1999. The offering comprises kindergarten, primary school as well as the lower and upper secondary levels. Students can graduate from high school ("Gymnasium") by sitting the higher school certificate and/or the International Baccalaureate (IB).
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Upper secondary level and tertiary level


Berne, St. Gallen, Zurich

WISS is the leading vocational education and training institute. Its courses range from vocational education and training diplomas to higher education diplomas and college of higher education diplomas in business, information technology and organisation. WISS has been a platinum education partner of ICT Vocational Education and Training Switzerland since 2017.