Parents tell us that their children thrive at ELA Basel. The combination of a creative curriculum, small class sizes and dedicated, highly qualified staff create the ideal environment for children to succeed. Our mission is to nurture, care for and educate the 'whole child' and to support the children on each step of their learning journey. At ELA Basel, the children enjoy coming to school and as we all know, happy children make the best learners.
ELA Basel is situated on two campuses in the historic centre of Basel. Discover our two convenient locations.
ELA Basel is awarded Patron's Accreditation by the Council of British International Schools
ELA Basel aspires to nurture future citizens who will make a positive contribution to the world
At ELA Basel we understand the importance of a strong home-school partnership. We are committed to engaging with our families to deliver our mission of valuing and nurturing each individual child. Together we form a caring, diverse and thriving community of 360 children and 90 staff from 35 different countries. Parents can get involved as volunteers, become class parent reps and attend regular curriculum information meetings. All families are members of our unique not-for-profit verein which gives everyone a real sense of belonging and agency within our community.