International schools in the Netherlands

International schools in the Netherlands

Are you looking for an international school in the Netherlands for your children? Here is a list of the most well-known schools for expatriates.


  • International Primary School Almere

    International Primary School Almere offers a highly academic program for expat students aged 4-11, living in the Flevoland and Amsterdam area.

  • International School Almere

    The International School Almere is a dynamic IB World School that offers quality international education in a safe environment.


  • As an IB World School, students (ages 3-19) at Amity International School Amsterdam learn within a real-world, inquiry-based curriculum which fosters their individuality, creativity and independence. Amity Amsterdam offers the IB Primay Years Programme, Middle Years Programme and the Diploma Programme. The not-for-profit school is located on a tree-filled campus in Amstelveen.

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  • We are an independent co-educational non-profit day school providing world class teaching and learning for children from 3 to 18 years. We have over 45 different nationalities and more than 900 pupils, offering the British National Curriculum and the internationally recognised and highly respected IGCSEs and A Levels.

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  • Winford Bilingual provides fully immersive, dual-language Dutch & English primary school education for ages 4-12. All subjects are taught equally in both languages. Locations in Amsterdam and Haarlem.

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  • Optimist International School is a public primary school offering a happy, safe and encouraging place where everyone feels welcome and valued.  Located in Hoofddorp, we are close to Schiphol Airport,  Haarlem and Amsterdam. Our core programme is based on the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), and we currently have availability in all groups.

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  • The International School of Amsterdam is a globally-recognised leader in education for international understanding. Founded in 1964, ISA was the first school in the world to offer all core IB programmes from the age of 2 to 18.

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  • Japanese School of Amsterdam

  • Lycée Français Vincent van Gogh

    Lycée Français Vincent van Gogh offers primary (école primaire) and secondary (collège and lycée) education.


  • Full Force Sports (FSG) Academy

    The FSG Academy is a young and dynamic International Sports Academy with boarding facilities, located near Apeldoorn. The programs are a mixture of sport, secondary/higher education and healthy life style. Class and boarding Language: English.


  • Arnhem International School

    The Arnhem International School wants students to become caring and principled world citizens. They aim to reach this goal by stimulating students’ curiosity and developing their personal academic and social potential.

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  • European School Bergen

    The European School Bergen seeks to promote high academic standards in an atmosphere of mutual respect and tolerance, to give pupils confidence in their own cultural identity, to encourage a European and a global perspective and to develop high standards in speaking and writing two or more foreign languages.


  • International School of Breda

    The International School Breda offers nursery, primary, secondary education and out of school activities all within one organisation. The school accepts admissions enquiries for children aged 3 to 18.


  • AFNORTH International School

    AFNORTH International School was founded in September 1967 and provides education for over 1.000 children of JFC HQ Brunssum and other NATO personnel serving at the Headquarters and nearby command posts.



  • International School Eindhoven (ISE)

    By striving for excellence in education and by engaging with the international community, the International School Eindhoven (ISE) seeks to be an asset to Eindhoven and the Noord-Brabant region.


  • International School Twente

    The International School Twente, the primary school Prinseschool and the secondary school Het Stedelijk Lyceum Zuid, provides the necessary quality and support for expats and their children.


  • Groningse Schoolvereniging (GSV)

    The Groningse Schoolvereniging (GSV) is a private, non-denominational school in Groningen-South (Helpman neighbourhood). GSV is a regional primary school with a Bilingual (lessons in English and Dutch) and an International (lessons in English) Department.

  • International School Groningen

    The International School Groningen (ISG) serves the needs of the International Community in the north of the Netherlands. The ISG provides high quality English language education in a pleasant, secure and stimulating environment to students aged from 11 to 18.



  • International Primary Violen school Hilversum / Violenschool

    The Violenschool International Primary School is an IB World School that aims to provide high-quality primary education in English for students of all nationalities within the Dutch State system.

  • International School Hilversum

    The International School Hilversum "Alberdingk Thijm" is a long standing IB World School, offering three programmes and catering for all ages between 4 and 19 years old.



  • The International School Laren is a growing International Baccalaureate (IB) World School located in the heart of Het Gooi, next to Hilversum. We challenge our students through a variety of means to actively seek ways to innovate and explore creative real-life solutions, becoming life-long learners. We aim to develop internationally minded people to help create a better and more peaceful world.

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  • Elckerlyc International School

    The Elckerlyc International School is committed to providing its students with an English language education in a supportive, academically stimulating and multicultural environment.


  • United World College Maastricht (UWC)

    United World College Maastricht (UWC) delivers a challenging and transformational educational experience to a diverse cross section of students, inspiring them to create a more peaceful and sustainable future.

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  • Rijnlands Lyceum Oegstgeest International School

    The International School Het Rijnlands Lyceum Oegstgeest offers the International Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme for ages 11 to 16 and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme for ages 16 to 18.


  • Eerde International Boarding School

    Since its foundation more than 75 years ago, the Eerde International Boarding School offers a first-class academic programme and well-rounded array of athletic, cultural and performing arts activities.


The Hague

  • As the centre of a thriving and supportive international expatriate community, made up from over 80 different nationalities, the British School in the Netherlands (BSN) provides the opportunity to become part of a student community defined by an ethos of mutual understanding and cultural harmony.

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  • Engaged to Create a Peaceful World. The International Waldorf School of The Hague is a non-profit primary school with a distinct educational vision combining Waldorf and IPC curriculums, educating children to become positive, active and engaged global citizens.

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  • Situated on 4 locations in the centre of The Hague, the HSV International Primary School offers quality and affordable English language education for expat children aged 4-11. We offer the International Primary Curriculum (IPC), specialist subject teaching for gym, music and handicrafts as well as Dutch as the host country language lessons. We encourage you to contact us for more information or make an online application with us.

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  • Uniquely diverse school for ages 4-18 with established IPC curriculum in Primary and IB (MYP, DP & CP) in Secondary. Leaders in concept based inquiry and featuring innovative learning with free-flow Early Years, and translanguaging to support Home and Identity Languages, ISH helps every student to discover personal excellence.

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  • Indonesian Embassy School in the Netherlands / Sekolah Indonesia Nederland

    Since 1965, the Sekolah Indonesia Nederland (SIN) provides quality education services for Indonesian children.

  • American School of The Hague

    The American School of The Hague nurtures and inspires character, commitment, creativity, and learning. The ASH is divided into three schools, Elementary School from Preschool to Grade 4, Middle School from Grade 5 to Grade 8, and High School from Grade 9 to Grade 12.

  • European School in The Hague

    The European School The Hague (ESH) is located in the international heart of the Netherlands. ESH offers a broad multilingual education in Nursery, Primary and Secondary, with a great deal of emphasis on the children’s own language and culture.

  • Lighthouse Special Education

    The Lighthouse Special Education was established in 1998 to serve those members of the international community whose children have special educational needs.

  • German International School of The Hague (DiSDH)

    The German International School offers pupils and parents an island of German culture and German education at the highest level, albeit with a strong international orientation and a worldwide perspective.

  • Lycée Français Vincent van Gogh

    Lycée Français Vincent van Gogh offers primary (école primaire) and secondary (collège and lycée) education.

  • Haagsche Schoolvereeniging / HSV Den Haag

    The Haagsche Schoolvereeniging (HSV) is a Dutch International Primary School in the heart of the International City of The Hague. The HSV is a friendly, caring multi-cultural school and offers international education to expatriate families at an affordable price.


  • International School Utrecht

    The International School Utrecht (ISU) provides a high quality and accessible international learning environment to children from diverse international backgrounds.