International schools in Holland

List of international schools in the Netherlands

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Expatica's up-to-date guide includes a full list of international schools in the Netherlands, including American and British schools in the Netherlands plus international schools in Amsterdam, The Hague and around the country.

Expat parents generally consider international schools in the Netherlands (internationale scholen in Nederland) to enable their child to continue in the same curriculum or native language. Although immersing children into Dutch education can improve their integration and language skills in the long-term, international schools in the Netherlands can put less strain on children who will only stay for a few years or are handling senior topics. With a multicultural population, the Netherlands' international schools offer a wide range of curriculums, including British, American, French, Japanese, German and Indonesian.

The Dutch government provides equality in education choice by allowing certain private schools or Dutch international schools (typically those following religious or pedagogic principles) to claim the same subsidies as public Dutch schools, influencing a situation where private schools more than double public schools. This also allows for some English schools in Amsterdam and around the Netherlands to charge relatively low fees. Other prestigious international schools in the Netherlands not eligible for funding charge the usual school year fees.

Under the Dutch education system, all children between the ages of five and 18 years are obliged to attend school. This guides includes a full list of international schools in the Netherlands around the country, such as international schools in Amsterdam and international schools in the Hague, as well as American and British schools in the Netherlands.

International schools in Amsterdam

International schools in the Alkmaar area

The European School
Molenweidtje 5
1862 BC Bergen NH
+31 (0)72 589 0109       
www.esbergen.eu                         

International schools in Almere

International Primary School Almere*
Roland Holststraat 58
1321 RX Almere
+31 (0)36 536 7240
www.ipsalmere.nl

Secondary Department at International School Almere*
Heliumweg 61 
1362 JA Almere - Poort
+31 (0)36 760 0750
www.internationalschoolalmere.nl

International schools in Amsterdam

Amsterdam International Community School*
Prinses Irenestraat 59-61
1077 WV Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 577 1240
www.aics.espritscholen.nl 

AICS started a satellite school on 1 August 2016 at A.J. Ernststraat 130, 1082 LP Amsterdam. Check here for more information.

British School of Amsterdam

Nursery & Infant School 
Anthonie van Dijckstraat 1
1077 ME Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 679 7840  

Lower Junior School 
Jan van Eijckstraat 21
1077 LG Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 679 3060 

Upper School 
Fred. Roeskestraat 94A
1076 ED Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 679 0183     

www.britams.nl 

International School of Amsterdam
Sportlaan 45
1185 TB Amstelveen
+31 (0)20 347 1111     
www.isa.nl

Annexe du Lycée Français Vincent van Gogh
Rustenburgerstraat 246
1073 GK Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 644 6507         
www.lyceevangogh.nl

The Japanese School of Amsterdam
Karel Klinkenbergstraat 137
1061 AL Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 611 8136        
www.jsa.nl

International School Haarlem
Due to open September 2017
www.internationalschoolhaarlem.nl

Arnhem international school

Rivers International School Arnhem*

Primary Dept. at Dr. Aletta Jacobsschool
Slochterenweg 27 
6835 CD Arnhem
+31 (0)26 323 0729      

Secondary Dept. at Lorentz
Groningensingel 1245
6835 HZ Arnhem
+31 (0)26 320 2840

www.riversarnhem.org   

British school in the Netherlands

International schools in Breda, covering Zeeland and West Brabant*

International School Breda
Mozartlaan 47
4837 EH Breda
+31 (0)76 560 7870             
info@isbreda.nl
www.isbreda.nl

International schools in Brunssum (Limburg)

Afnorth International School
Ferdinand Bolstraat 1
6445 EE Brunssum   
+31 (0)45 527 8221      
www.afnorth-is.com

International schools in Delft

ISDelft (primary school only)
Jaffalaan 9
2628 BX Delft   
+31 (0)15 285 0038
isdelft@laurentiusstichting.nl
www.isdelft.nl

International schools in Eerde (near Zwolle)

International School Eerde
Kasteellaan 1
7731 PJ Ommen
+31 (0)52 945 1452       
www.eerde.nl

International schools in Eindhoven

International School Eindhoven* 
Postbus 1310
5602 BH Eindhoven
+31 (0)40 264 5367 
www.isecampus.nl

Primary and Secondary Departments

Oirschotsedijk 14B
5651 GC Eindhoven
+31 (0)40 251 9437

International schools in Enschede

International School Twente (IST)*
www.istwente.com

IST Primary Dept. at Prinseschool
Daalweg 32
7541 AN Enschede
+31 (0)65 052 0750
primary@istwente.com

IST Secondary Dept. at the Stedelijk 
Tiemeister 20
7541 WG Enschede
+31 (0)53 482 1100
secondary@istwente.com

International schools in Groningen

International School Groningen*

Primary Dept. at Groningse Schoolvereniging*
Sweelincklaan 4
9722 JV Groningen
+31 (0)50 527 0818 or +31 (0)62 073 8551        
www.g-s-v.nl

Secondary Dept. at IS Groningen*
P.O. Box 6105
9702 HC Groningen

Rijksstraatweg 24
9752 AE Haren
+31 (0)50 534 0084     
www.isgroningen.nl

English schools in the Netherlands

International schools in The Hague area (Den Haag)

HSV International Schools*                                                        
+31(0)70 318 4965 
www.hsvdenhaag.nl

International Primary Departments HSV
Nassaulaan 26
2514 JT Den Haag
+31 (0)70 318 4950

Koningin Sophielaan 24a
2595 TG Den Haag
+31 (0)70 324 3453          

Van Nijenrodestraat 16
2597 RM Den Haag
+31 (0)70 328 1441

Lighthouse Special Education (Primary) 
Curriculum: Individual SEN-programme taught in English
Amalia van Solmstraat 155
2595 TA Den Haag
+31 (0)70 335 5698
www.lighthousese.nl

The International School of The Hague*
Wijndaelerduin 1
2554 BX Den Haag

Primary Dept.
+31 (0)70 338 4567   

Secondary Dept.
+31 (0)70 328 1450  

www.ishthehague.nl  

The European School of The Hague
Houtrustweg 2, 2566 HA Den Haag
Current language sections:                                
Nursery Dept.: French, Dutch, English, Spanish and German.
Primary Dept.: French, Dutch, English, Spanish and German (thru P2). 
Secondary Dept.: French, Dutch and English. 
+31 (0)70 700 1600
www.eshthehague.nl/
                                                                                                                   

The American School of The Hague (also IB Diploma)
Rijksstraatweg 200
2241 BX Wassenaar
+31 (0)70 512 1060      
www.ash.nl

The British School in the Netherlands (BSN) (also IBDP and IBC)  
Junior Schools BSN: Age range 3-11
Vlaskamp 19
2592 AA Den Haag

Diamanthorst 16
2592 GH Den Haag

Vrouw Avenweg 640
2493 WZ Den Haag-Leidschenveen.

Senior School BSN (also IB Diploma and IBCC): Age range 11-18
Jan van Hooflaan 3
2252 BG Voorschoten
+31 (0)71 560 2222    

Admissions and Enquiries: +31 (0)70 315 4077
www.britishschool.nl

Deutsche Internationale Schule (German School)
Van Bleiswijkstraat 125
2582 LB Den Haag
+31  (0)70 354 9454      
www.disdh.nl

Le Lycée Français Vincent van Gogh
Scheveningseweg 237
2584 AA Den Haag
+31 (0)70 306 6923 or +31 (0)70 306 6930      
www.lyceevangogh.nl

The Indonesian Embassy School in the Netherlands 
Rijksstraatweg 679
2245 CB Wassenaar
+31 (0)70 517 8875       
www.sekolahindonesia.nl

International schools in Hilversum

Violenschool International Primary School*
Rembrandtlaan 30
1213 BH Hilversum

Frans Halslaan 57A
1213 BK Hilversum

+31 (0)35 621 6053      
www.ipshilversum.nl

International School Hilversum  
Alberdingk Thijm (Secondary Dept.*)
Emmastraat 56
1213 AL Hilversum
+31 (0)35 672 9931     
www.ishilversum.nl

International schools in the Leiden area

Leiderdorp

Leiden International Primary School at Elckerlyc Montessori*
Klimopzoom 41
2353 RE Leiderdorp
+31 (0)71 589 6861                                                                                                    
www.elckerlyc.net

Oegstgeest

International Secondary Dept. at Het Rijnlands Lyceum*
Apollolaan 1
2341 BA Oegstgeest
+31(0)71 519 3555  
www.isrlo.nl 

International schools in Maastricht

United World College Maastricht*
Discusworp 65, 6225 XP Maastricht NL 
+31 (0)43 241 0410
www.uwcmaastricht.nl

International schools in The Hague

International schools in Rotterdam

De Blijberg – International Primary Department*
Graaf Florisstraat 56
3021 CJ Rotterdam
+31 (0)10 448 2266    
www.blijberg.nl 

Rotterdam International Secondary School at Wolfert van Borselen*
Bentincklaan 294
3039 KK Rotterdam
 +31 (0)10 890 7744    
www.wolfert.nl

American International School of Rotterdam (also IB Diploma)
Verhulstlaan 21
3055 WJ Rotterdam
 +31 (0)10 422 5351      
www.aisr.nl

The Japanese School of Rotterdam
Verhulstlaan 19
3055 WJ Rotterdam
+31 (0)10 422 1211      
Fax: +31 (0)10 422 2631
www.jsrotte.nl 

International schools in Utrecht

International School Utrecht*  
Van Bijnkershoeklaan 8
3527 XL Utrecht
+31 30 870 0400
www.isutrecht.nl

International schools near the Netherlands

The European School of Mol   
Europawijk 100, 2400 Mol 
+ 32 14 56 3101+ 32 14 56 3101 
www.esmol.be   

*Means subsidised by Dutch Ministry of Education: The Netherlands offers subsidised international education at so-called Dutch International Schools, which feature an international curriculum taught in English according to the international standard at a relatively low fee.

(For more information on curriculavisit: www.ibo.orgwww.greatlearning.comwww.cie.org.uk)


Educaide / Expatica

For any questions on international schools in the Netherlands, contact EDUCAIDE, International Education Solution House (www.educaide.nl). Updated 2017.

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