Welcome to Salem!

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We are looking forward to welcoming you personally and on site at our locations. Please make an individual appointment with our admissions team.
If a visit to Salem is currently not possible for you, we also offer a completely digital admission procedure.

Due to current events we continue to offer you the opportunity to get to know Salem from home. For this purpose we present three ways that will bring you closer to the Salem boarding school:

  1. We invite you on our virtual tour. Digitally and comfortably from home you can explore our three locations.
    (Suitable for VR glasses)
     
  2. Through our Youtube videos you will get a revealing insight into our boarding school life and learn more about the historically significant Salem Castle, where our pupils of the 5th - 10th grades live and learn.
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  3. Find out on the page We are Salem - What makes our boarding school so special, what are the special features in Salem that distinguish us from both state schools and other boarding schools.
Admissions

Dr. Stephanie Nau
Head of Admissions

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Unique and extraordinary
We are Salem
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Information Events
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Summer Schools
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We are Salem

Salem is more than a good school

  • Intensive pastoral care in the boarding school (approx. 95 percent of students are boarders)
  • Small class sizes (with an average of 16 students)
  • Highly qualified teachers
  • International Classes in Years 8 – 10 and International Baccalaureate (IB)
  • Broad range of foreign languages
  • Socially oriented service groups and artisan guilds
  • Outdoor education
  • Supervised study hour and academic support programmes
  • Extensive sports curriculum and extracurricular sports programmes
  • Extraordinary learning environment near Lake Constance
  • Large libraries with extensive German and international literature
  • State-recognized [or: Baden-Württemberg] Abitur or International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • Career and university counselling by school-based specialists
  • Extensive and highly renown alumni network in Germany  and abroad
  • Character development and education for responsible leadership
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Kathrin de Francisco
Assistant to Admissions Office

Tel.: +49 7553 919-352
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About Salem

Scholarships

Scholarships at Schule Schloss Salem


Children and adolescents who want to know what they can achieve, who want to expand their horizon and their talents and who want to put their efforts into the service of a multinational community of young people, are invited to apply for a scholarship at Schule Schloss Salem near Lake Constance. It is possible to apply for a partial scholarship throughout the year.

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Well-Sheltered and Purposefully Guided

Years 5 & 6 (Junior School)


Students in Years 5 & 6 live in the "Rentamt," in a very special location. Built over 200 years ago by Cistercian monks as a cloister school for 100 boys, this stand-alone building again today combines space for living and learning. 

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From our online lessons

Art project "Self-portrait with face mask


An art course in our upper school has published a "digital" art project as part of the online lessons. All course participants have artistically portrayed themselves wearing a breathing mask. The result was a wide variety of photomontages in the most diverse styles of art.

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Events

8 February 2021
Planing Days

11 February 2021
Digital Information event

3 March 2021
Information event in Munich

6 March 2021
Salem Association Meeting (KHS)

10 March 2021
Information event in Stuttgart

 

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News
01/09/2021
Sad news

The chairman of the board of the sponsoring association of Schule Schloss Salem gGmbH, Dr Maximilian Dietzsch-Doertenbach, passed away suddenly and completely unexpectedly on 2 January 2021.

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12/14/2020
Sports, Handicrafts and Films during the Salem Weekend
by Justin Sperling, 6D1 und Thilo Wiggenhauser

Spending a weekend in and around Schloss Salem: Years 5 and 6 enjoyed a variety of leisure activities during their school weekend at the beginning of November.

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An idea that connects across borders.
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Blick über den Bodensee, im Vordergrund Schloss Spetzgart
Our locations
Schloss Salem
Until the beginning of the 18th century, Salem Castle was the richest Cistercian abbey in southern Germany. The Schule Schloss Salem was founded there in 1920. Not without reason.
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Schloss Spetzgart
On 3 May 1929 Spetzgart Castle was opened as part of Schule Schloss Salem. Together with the Härlen campus it forms the Salem International College.
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Campus Härlen
The Härlen campus was opened in 2000 and, together with Spetzgart Castle, has since formed the Salem International College. The individual room concept offers a unique boarding school life.
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Building Character.
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