Welcome to International School Twente!

International School Twente offers internationally-recognised learning programs for primary and secondary education.


Our mission

At International School Twente, we encourage our students to discover their full potential and to support them in international understanding, competency-learning and character development, to become global citizens in an ever-changing world.

Primary school

Primary school

At the Primary school, students from 4 to 11 years old follow the International Primary Curriculum.
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Secondary school

Secondary school

At the Secondary school, students from 11 to 18 years old follow the Cambridge International Secondary Curriculum.
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Three Key Elements

Explore the world Explore the world

21st century skills. Inquiry-based learning. Problem-solving skills… How to become a true global citizen?

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Express Yourself Express Yourself

Art. Music, Expression. Sport. ….. How do you express yourself?

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Be part of the community Be part of the community

Meeting place for the international community. Local community. Twente… Welcome to our community!

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International standard in education

International Primary Curriculum (IPC)

The International Primary Curriculum (IPC) is a comprehensive, thematic, creative curriculum for 3-11 year olds.

Cambridge International Secondary Curriculum

The Cambridge International Secondary Curriculum is an internationally-recognised program for 12-18 year olds.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program

To respond to the requirements of the international community, IST is implementing the IB Diploma Program for years 12 and 13...

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IST now an International Primary Curriculum accredited school
09-09-2016

IST now an International Primary Curriculum accredited school

It gives us great pleasure to announce that, in June 2016, International School Twente was awarded the IPC accreditation with a ‘mastering’ level for two of the nine criteria.
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New school year, new appearance
01-09-2016

New school year, new appearance

It is time: the holidays are over and the new school year has begun. And this school year is special...
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Testimonials

How do students, parents and friends feel about the International School Twente community?

Alumni Chenghao about his years at IST

Alumni Chenghao about his years at IST

"[...] this is the school where everyone feels they are one family."
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Parent Didem about IST

Parent Didem about IST

"IST is playing a major role in our journey to create a new life in a completely different socio-cultural environment by supporting us in different aspects of daily life."
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