International School of Bologna

March 12, 2018 | Emilia-Romagna, Emilia-Romagna education, Italy, Schools Emilia

The International School of Bologna (ISB) is an IB World School teaching the the IB programmes to students aged 3-18.


The International School of Bologna opned in September 2004 to provide an international education for children in Bologna and outlying areas.

It provides the three programmes of the IBO (International Baccalaureate Organisation):

  • Primary Years Program (PYP) for ages 3-11
  • Middle Years Program (MYP) for ages 11-16
  • Diploma Program (DP) for ages 16-18

The school has a student body of over two hundred and caters for children in Early Years, Elementary School and Middle School and expanded into High School in the 2013-14 school year. In 2009, the school achieved the status of being an IB World School authorised to offer the Primary Years Programme (IB PYP) and in 2013 the school also became a candidate school for the IB Diploma Programme.

The school is staffed by qualified and experienced teachers, including teachers in the specialist areas of Art, Music and Physical Education. ISB has been successfully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS).


The school does not make its tuition fees public online.


The school does not stipulate an admissions procedure, and asks that parents fill out an online enquiry form to make contact with the school. You can find the application form here.


The International School of Bologna is based in the heart of Bologna, and is within walking distance of the city centre.

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Contact Details:

Via della Libertà 2, 40123 Bologna / +39 051 6449954 /

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