ABOUT US / People / School administration

Marc König (Principal)

Dr. Marc König grew up in the canton of St. Gallen. After studying German and French literature at the University of Fribourg, he worked as a high school teacher before becoming the principal of the Swiss School of Rome from 1994 to 1998. Later he was appointed rector of the pedagogical university of St. Gallen. From 2007 to 2021 he was principal of the high school Kantonschule am Burggraben in St. Gallen. From 2016 to 2021 he was president of the Conference of Swiss High School Principals. In addition, he was Secretary General of the Swiss School Foundation in Rome. Marc König is married and has three adult children.

Christoph Bucher (Vice principal)

Christoph Bucher holds a Master of Science (MSc) and is qualified to teach high school economics and government, and has many years of teaching experience in his subjects. In 1997 he started his career as a primary school teacher. Before moving to the Swiss School in Rome, he worked at the adult high school in the canton of Lucerne. Christoph Bucher also holds a federal diploma in Accounting and Financial Management.

Areas of responsibility, special tasks

At the Swiss School in Rome, teachers and staff are involved in the following areas. They are in direct contact with the school management in their area of responsibility and are the contact persons there.

Function Person(s)
Secretary's Office Malpighi Gabriella Leuzinger; Paola Di Matteo
Secretary's Office Nomentana Marinella Mastrocola
Accounting Agnese Maglio; Silvana Carnevale
Infrastructure Alessandro De Matteis
Consumable materials Malpighi Verena Cannone
Ordering of teaching materials Claudia Fritsche; Juliane Kehl
IT, Website Ledi Gjoka
Timetables, Edupage Andreas Linderer
Covid Commissioner Alessandro De Matteis
Subject leadership German Birgit von Ameln
DaZ Kindergarden Fiorella Capobianco
DaM Elementarty / Middle school Birgit von Ameln
Subject leadership Italian Mariacristina Baraldi
Assessment Officer Franziska Frei
Support for gifted pupils Claudia Fritsche
Curative education Nina Kolb
Library Malpighi Claudia Fritsche; Heidi Niederegger
Coordination break supervision Nicola Hund
Representation of teachers Stefania Montacutelli
Night of the Tale 2022 Franziska Dall’ Acqua
Känguru Mathematics Competition 2023 Annina Mastromatteo
Students’ United Nations (SUN) 2023 Yvette Manigold; Virginie Rolland
International Soccer Tournament 2023 Claudio Tedesco
Ski camp 2023 Federico Rischia; Raphael Vesperini
Christmas Market 2022 Nina Kolb
End-of-year party 2023 Stéphanie Vitagliano