Comprehensive educational opportunities
Education in Obwalden
The Swiss education system has a very high level internationally. The canton of Obwalden offers an excellent range of schools for the primary and secondary levels of education, and an ideal starting point for post-secondary education.
Each community has its own public school where compulsory schooling can be completed. The long-term “gymnasium” can be attended and the baccalaureate attained at the Obwalden Cantonal School in the capital of Sarnen.
The Abbey School in Engelberg even offers the possibility to obtain the bilingual baccalaureate in German and Englis
The main technical colleges and universities are only minutes away by train. It is also possible to attend an international school.
Additionally, Obwalden, with its Vocational and Continuing Education Center, offers comprehensive career and continuing education development opportunities for adults.