Electives and extracurricular activities

In addition to our regular classes, we offer a variety of electives and extracurricular activities. Our students can pursue their interests and passions and get involved in the school community of Academia.

Our electives are open to students of Academia Matura and Academia International School Zurich. The course location is in our school in Zurich-Oerlikon.

Students can choose from the following electives:

Academic German

Schülerinnen und Schüler verbessern ihre mündlichen und schriftlichen Kompetenzen.

Academic English

Students improve their oral and written skills.

Shelf Indulgence – Book Club

This club is aimed at students who like to read and discover new things in literature.

Protection of Animal Life and Surroundings

Take responsibility for animals, nature and the environment!

Artistic Theatre

Students rehearse plays, present sketches and learn performance skills.

Let’s Get Cookin!

Students learn about cuisines from around the world and publish their own cookbook.

Current Affairs/MUN

Demonstrate your debating skills at the MUN conference!

Music Club

This club is open to anyone who is interested in music and enjoys making music or singing.

Coding and Robotics

Learn how to programme apps or games and how to build robot!

Social and life skills – Find your True North

Which life skills are crucial in today's world and help to find my own (school) path?

Start your own Business!

Students create their own start-up and are introduced to entrepreneurial thinking.

Academic German/ English

Good oral and written expression in German and English is a prerequisite for the further academic career of our students, both at university and in the professional world.