ICS Milan International School

October 17, 2023 | Italy, Milan, Milan education, Schools Milan


At ICS Milan International School, educational excellence meets innovative learning, with a curriculum that caters to the diverse needs of students aged 1 to 18.

Their educational approach goes beyond traditional methods, embracing experiential learning to empower students with critical thinking skills, global perspectives, and a lifelong love for learning.

ICS Milan Curriculum

An international curriculum (EYFS, IPC, Cambridge, IB) forms the bedrock of the school’s educational philosophy. ICS Milan aims to inspire intellectual curiosity and fosters an open-minded, principled and reflective mindset. Through a comprehensive and inquiry-based approach, students delve into subjects ranging from humanities to sciences, ensuring a well-rounded education that prepares them for the challenges of the future. Being a Scuola Paritaria (recognised private school by the Italian Ministry of Education) provides ICS Milan with a unique advantage in the Italian educational landscape. This designation grants them the flexibility to tailor their curriculum and teaching methods, ensuring they align with the school’s mission of delivering high-quality international education. 

STEAM Agenda

ICS Milan is passionate about STEAM education (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics). Their STEAM agenda integrates these disciplines seamlessly, encouraging creativity, problem-solving and innovation. Through hands-on projects and collaborative initiatives, students explore the exciting intersections of these fields, preparing them for the dynamic demands of the modern world.


ICS Milan has three campuses in the city, located strategically across Milan at Viale Ortles, Via Colletta and Via Tenca. These state-of-the-art facilities are designed to inspire and facilitate academic excellence. Their classrooms are interactive spaces where knowledge comes to life, and their different campuses offer a nurturing environment for holistic development.


Since 2017, ICS Milan has been a proud member of the Globeducate network, a leading international educational organisation comprising over 55 schools worldwide. This global affiliation enriches their educational programmes, providing students with a wealth of international experiences and opportunities. Being part of this network means that ICS Milan students are connected to a vast community of learners, fostering cultural understanding and global awareness.


  • Nursery and Kindergarten – Early Years Foundation Stage.
  • Primary School – International Primary Curriculum, Cambridge Primary Programme, Paritaria Curriculum. From 2024/25 implementation of the International Baccalaureate PYP (Primary Years Programme).
  • Secondary School – IB MYP (Middle Years Programme) and DP (Diploma Programme). From 2024/25 implementation of IGCSE (International General Certificate of Secondary Education) for Years 10-11. ICS Milan Secondary School is recognised as Scuola Paritaria by the Italian Ministry of Education, offering the Liceo Scienze Applicate. 


Approximately 10-20k, depending on school level.


Early Years: 

  • No test required.

Primary School: 

  • From Year 2: interview with Head of Phase. 
  • From Year 5: CAT4 test and interview with Head of Phase.

Secondary School

  • From Year 7 to Year 10: CAT4 test and interview with Head of Phase.
  • From Year 11: CAT4 test, English and Mathematics tests, interview with Head of Phase.

Find out more about ICS Milan, the school admissions process and how to apply on their website.

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Contact Details:

+39 02 36592694

ICS Milan Campuses:

Nursery and Kindergarten | ICS Colletta
Via Colletta 7, 20135, Milano.

Nursery, Kindergarten and Primary School |  ICS Tenca
Via Tenca, 2, 20124, Milano

Primary and Secondary School | ICS Symbiosis
Viale Ortles, 46, 20139, Milano

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