Schools in Emilia Romagna

Ferrari, Lamborghini and Technogym are just some of the reasons why families are attracted to this beautiful region, and search for quality international schools in Emilia Romagna and surroundings. Many of the region’s multinational companies have employees from all over the world, with a growing expat community relocating to the area for professional opportunities and an idyllic way of life. Whatever your nationality or languages you speak within your family, there are a variety of excellent private, bilingual and international schools in Emilia-Romagna to suit every child.


The International School of Bologna (ISB) caters for children from early years through elementary and middle school to the end of high school when students undertake the IB Diploma Programme. In Grade 8, students may opt to sit the Italian Ministerial Exam ‘Terza Media.’ The school is also able to provide additional after-school lessons in Italian Humanities for parents who would like their child to study the History and Geography requirements of the Italian Curriculum.


The International School of Modena is an international school for children aged 3-16. Lessons are taught in English, leading to the International Baccalaureate programme. Younger pupils follow the International Baccalaureate Primary/Middle Years Programmes and students aged 16 to 19 undertake the IB Diploma. The school boasts a new campus with modern facilities located in a rural setting just 13 km from Modena city centre.


The Scuola Per L’Europa in Parma is a trilingual (English, Italian and French) public school   from nursery to the end of secondary, within the European Schools group (created jointly by the EU member states). The multilingual and multicultural school is fully accredited and leads to the European Baccalaureate.


Below you will find the guide to the best European and international schools in Emilia Romagna, each recommended by a local family or parent living in the region.

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