Co-Ed, No Religious Affiliation
The American International School-Salzburg is an international, college-preparatory boarding school for students in grades 7 through 12 (ages 12 to 19) offering the best of American private school education in an international setting. As a community of learners which high goals and standards, we pride ourselves on our commitment to effectively and personally addressing the educational needs of students who have the ability and motivation to strive intellectually, grow individually, and contribute socially. Founded in 1977, the school has been serving an international community of families who have chosen AIS-Salzburg for the profound cultural richness of the region of Salzburg, Austria, the excellent academic preparation for university studies, and the small, caring, and familiar environment the school provides.
Only those who have had the opportunity to experience life and learning in this unforgettable and timeless city can truly understand what an international education in a boarding school can provide and how it can equip a student not only for the challenges of university but bring out hidden talents and further an understanding of our world which is truly global and universal. Living and attending AIS-Salzburg will challenge your beliefs, excite your senses, and broaden your mind like nothing else. For the thousands of students who have attended our school over the years, we are absolutely certain that the events they experience here, the diversity of the students with whom they study, and the remarkable dedication of their teachers left a mark on them which they continue to carry today. It is the mark of wisdom, discernment, and fairness which can only come through experiencing life and study abroad within an internationally diverse community. This culturally and historically-rich city of 150,000 provides the perfect setting for an international education. The American International School-Salzburg is an independent, coeducational, private boarding and day school which serves students from around the world. The school is accredited by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and is recognized as a private school by the Austrian Ministry of Education. AIS-Salzburg is a member of the European Council of International Schools, the Association of Boarding Schools and the College Board.