Elementary and secondary

International institutions for primary and secondary education include:

American International School of Rotterdam (AISR)

A coeducational day school for internationally-minded families residing in the greater Rotterdam area. AISR offers comprehensive education for children and students from pre-kindergarten through to grade 12. All classes, except for the modern language classes, are conducted in English and use native language resources. A nursery is available for children aged 27 months - 4 years. More information: www.aisr.nl/

Blijberg Primary School

A state-funded Dutch primary school situated in the city centre. The school offers primary education in English given by native speakers to pupils from every corner of the world, in the ages 4-12. The Blijberg International Department has a strong and international environment, where the children are fully encouraged to integrate into Dutch society through the pupils studying Dutch language and culture. More information: www.blijberg.nl

Rotterdam International Secondary School (RISS)

Teaching children from 12 to 19 years, offering the renowned International General Certificate of Education (IGCSE) and the International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes, leading to entry to universities and institutions of higher learning worldwide. RISS offers students the opportunity to study in English while experiencing Dutch culture and language through social interaction with their Dutch peers. More information: www.wolfert.nl/riss/

Did you know: If you are looking for education in specific languages, Rotterdam offers Korean, Japanese, Russian, Polish and Chinese language education:

1.         Korean School of Rotterdam (Korean, http://www.ksrnl.com/)
2.         Japanese School of Rotterdam (Japanese, http://www.jsrotte.nl/)
3.         Foundation Matryoshka (Russian, http://www.russischeschool-rotterdam.nl/)
4.         Szko┼éaSchool (Polish, http://www.rotterdam.polskaszkola.nl/school)
5.         Danhua Chinese School (Mandarin, http://www.danhua.nl/)