Institut Saint Dominique de Rome

April 6, 2018 | Italy, Rome, Rome education, Schools Rome

The Institut Saint Dominique de Rome Religious primary and secondary school following the French curriculum.


The Institut Saint Dominique (l’Institut International Saint-Dominique de Rome) is a private Catholic French international school in northern Rome, Italy, operated by the Congrégation Romaine de Saint Dominique. The school follows the French national curriculum, with French is the main language of tuition used, although other European languages are present.

The school is recognized as a French school by the AEFE (Agence pour l’enseignement français à l’étranger) and serves toute petite section (less than 3 years of age) until terminale, the final year of lycée (high school/sixth-form college).

The school was established in the 1960s and has a boarding facility open from Monday through Friday.

Fees & Admissions

School fees range between €3,200 to €7,300, with registration fees between €1,000 to €2,000. The school offers transport options and also a reduction for families with more than one child at the school. A full overview of school fees for the 2021-22 academic year can be found here.

Admissions information can be found on the school’s website, which is in French and Italian only.


The school is based in the Municipio XV district of Rome, and is a 30-minute drive north from the city centre. The school is located on the edge of the Riserva Naturale dell’Insugherata.

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