Teachers & staff

Headmistress & Head of department Biology

Barbara Freimann

Barbara Freimann, dipl.zool.

  • CEO & owner / headmistress
  • Over 25 years experience in exap preparation for Swiss Universities
  • Former private school Dr. Junod (1990-2007), Flying Teacher’s, Institut Mössinger, Kantonsschule Küsnacht
  • German for non-natives (Goethe), CELTA

Head of department Mathematics

Igor Rezan

Igor Rezan MSc in Mathematics

  • Over 15 years of experience as a tutor and teacher, at the Realgymnasium Rämibühl Zurich und various private schools

Head of department Physics

Björn Graneli

Björn Graneli, Dr.ing., dipl. ing. dipl. phys. 

  • Many years of international experience in research and teaching, engineers, theoretical physics
  • Guest lecturer, research collaboration at ETH Zurich und University of Zurich
  • Supervisor of student internships at University of Zurich

Head of department Chemistry

Basile Perdikakis

Vassilios Basile Perdikakis, Dr.phil. II und dipl.chem.

  • Teaching Chemistry since 1980 at the private school Dr. Junod
  • entrepreneur

Head of department Geography & Economics

Markus Roth

Markus Roth MSc Geogr. & Cartog

  • Many years of experience in course development, quality assurance, accreditation and consulting in higher education (CH/USA)
  • Scientific research work, editing und analysis in social an political science
  • Many years of management experience in Marketing und Communications at private and public Universities
  • Teaching experience in Geography on high school level and German for non-natives, Assistent in Sociology

Head of department History

Ralph Bräker

Dario Venutti, lic.phil I

  • Historiker, Politologe und Staatsrechtler
  • Lecturer at the PH Zurich, Department Secondary School/Vocational Education
  • Vocational school teacher for general education

Head of department German C1 and Literature

Feride Funda

Feride Funda G.-Gençaslan, DaF teacher

  • Studied German, linguistics, DaF and art history at the University of Berlin
  • Advisor for intercultural education, work and integration
  • Experience in art education projects for primary and secondary schools
  • Many years of work with children and young people

Head of department English

Nicolas Benz

Megan Gargiulo

  • Ph.D. in Spanish Literatures and Cultures, B.A. in English and Spanish
  • 10 years’ experience as an instructor for Spanish language and literature, English language, and Gender and Women’s Studies
  • Researcher of Latin American literatures and cultures with an emphasis on gender and race during the colonial period
  • Has lived in 6 different countries and loves taking walks with her husband and her dog, Max
  • Head of department French

    Gyöngyi Ilona Zsohar

    Gyöngyi Ilona Zsohar

  • Master in French, French Literature and Drama Pedagogy
  • Many years of international experience at various private schools
  • French for foreign speakers (FLE) at language schools (group and private lessons)
  • French for foreign speakers (FLE) at language schools (group and private lessons)
  • Teacher and Tutor in Physics and Mathematics

    Artemiy Burov

    Gabriel Patzi

    • ETH MSc physics
    • Private lessons in mathematics and physics
    Artemiy Burov

    David Linder

    • Bsc in physics
    • Master Student at ETH Zürich


    Verena Mergola

    Verena Mergola

    • v.mergola@examprep.ch
    • Accounting / Administration
    • Human Resources


    M. Benz

    M. Benz

    • Advanced Federal Diploma of Higher Education as Marketing Manager
    • Uses digital tools at top speed
    • Can work the entire day with only one Snickers


    Damian Hiltebrand

    Damian Hiltebrand

    • M.Sc in Psychology and IT
    • Develops our online-platform and maintains the homepage
    • Is there for for staff and students concerning technical problems