Pedagogical method

Hohenschwangau tries to teach their students basic values such as tolerance, respect for others, cooperation in a team and responsibility for oneself community.

Gymnasium Hohenschwangau is a public (US) or state (UK) secondary school offering places for boarders. About 700 students attend our school, 100 of them are boarders and live on campus. Students who complete their studies here are awarded the highest school-leaving certificate in Germany, the Abitur, which qualifies recipients for university.


Key Facts

Students: 90-100 boarding students, 750 in total

Age range: Boys and girls from 11-18

Campus: Schwanguau is a municipality in the district of Ostallgau close to Fuessen.



Language: German

Diplomas: Abitur (A-levels)

Size of class: about 25 students

Foreign languages: English, French, Latin