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Diplomas & Accreditations


English Secondary Section

IIL is an IB World School authorised to teach both the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programmes (IBDP) and the Cambridge International General Certificate in Secondary Education (IGCSE). Furthermore, the school is a Cambridge University examination centre. 

French Secondary Section

We prepare students to sit the Diplôme National du Brevet examination at the end of Lower Secondary in class of 3e and to sit the French Baccalaureate exams at the end of Upper Secondary (Lycée). We are administratively under the aegis of the Rectorat de Grenoble for these exams.

Bilingual students in the French section who have followed English lessons in English Secondary can also sit the IGCSE English exams in class of 3e and Literature in class of 2de. 

Language Certifications

The school prepares students for different language certifications throughout their education, depending on classes and languages taught:


IIL was awarded the Quality School Certificate (QSC) in May 2009 by ProCert, an independent auditor and certification organisation in Switzerland.

In 2016, IIL became the first Apple Distinguished School in Switzerland. 

As of 2020, IIL is now the first school in Switzerland accredited to implement the Finnish anti-bullying programme, KiVa.

In 2021, the English Primary received the label FrancEducation in recognition of its outstanding French language education.

Institut International de Lancy is in the process of becoming an ISO 21001 certified school as well as becoming accredited as an Eco School.