ICS Côte d’Azur, Sophia Antipolis

March 21, 2018 | France, Nice, Nice education, Schools Nice

Formerly known as EBICA, ICS Côte d’Azur is a Pre-K to PY6 bilingual primary school, offering an international curriculum in French and English.


ICS Côte d’Azur (formerly EBICA) is the only French and English bilingual primary school offering the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) on the French Riviera. The schools teaches pupils aged 3-11 years old. The school’s PYP programme integrates aspects of both France and England’s national curricula, opening the door to a wide range of educational opportunities.

Located in the heart of Sophia Antipolis, ICS Côte d’Azur promotes small class sizes, individual attention, active learning, and high academic standards in a caring, multicultural and positive environment. Through their engaging PYP curriculum, students are encouraged to be inquirers, caring, open-minded, independent and responsible for their own learning journey. In September 2021 the school opened a new dedicated STEAM space and an outdoor learning area.


School fees range between 10,700 to 13,470 euros annually. For a full range of extra services and a breakdown of years per school year, see the tuition fees for the 2021-22 academic year here.


The school asks prospective parents to contact the school for an in-person or virtual school tour or open day. Parents can also attend an online information session where the admissions team will answer any possible questions. The school has a How to Apply page on its website outlinig the admissions process.


The school is located in Valbonne close to Cannes and Antibes, and is a 30-minute drive west of Nice city.

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Contact Details:

245 Route des Lucioles, 06950 Sophia Antipolis
+33 (0)4 93 64 32 84

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