The IB learner
Starting a
new school
Grades 1
through 10

We believe that the education provided at ISB should reflect the school’s core values, beliefs and objectives. Our international curriculum helps us shape the future with caring and confident citizens of the world.


Approximately 210 students are enrolled from more than 30 countries, with the larger representations being from the UK, USA, India and Norway.

The School

The International School of Bergen (ISB) was founded in 1975 and is a non-profit, co-educational day school, enrolling students in pre-school through upper school.


We accept applications all year around. Please send in an application and we will get back to you shortly.


International School of Bergen


ISB press clippings

The premises

The International School of Bergen moved to a newly renovated, forested campus in Sandslihaugen 30 in August 2019. We are enjoying this exciting new chapter in ISB's history and we wish to welcome new families to join our community. In addition to modern learning spaces throughout the building, we have focused on premium outdoor facilities to strengthen a holistic and balanced education.

Founded in 1975


170 students


30 Nations

Latest news


ISB through the years

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We are on Instagram

  • Grade 4 tested their solar☀️ ovens that they made for their Energy unit. The s’mores turned out really yummy! #unitofinquiry #energy #solaroven #smores
  • Here’s grades 4 & 5’s take on the school logo. This was entirely student-led and they came up with the idea themselves😎 #chalkart #logo #studentled #ISBshapingthefuture
  • Cobblestone paintings by grade 3, 4 & 5 brightening up the school playground🧑‍🎨👌🏻🎨#colourful #fun #playground #outdoorpaintingclass
  • ECC celebrated Norwegian Constitution Day with outdoor decorations ❤️🤍💙 and having freshly prepared pancakes for lunch🥞 HURRA🇳🇴 #hipphipphurra #syttendemai #norwegianconstitutionday #pancakesforlunch
  • In #mypdesign, grade 9 students are developing websites or blogs targeted at young tourists and students visiting #bergen🌍 On Tuesday, they had a class meeting before engaging in one to one guidance sessions with the teacher. There were interesting discussions held on principles of design such as alignment and the use of contrast and on how to use these in visually communicating to a target audience.
  • Express yourself!
For their end-of-unit activity on how we express ourselves through visual art, grade 4 students created their own projects to further explore elements of art, techniques and ideas. #ibpyp #unitofinquiry #expressyourself #visualart #creativestudents
  • Today #grade2 did some gardening, planting seeds in our #vegetablegarden👩🏽‍🌾They’re hoping to watch them grow into carrots, cauliflower, onions and rhubarb 🌱#patienceisavirtue  #ibpyp #unitofinquiry #plantsandpeople #ISBshapingthefuture
  • The☀️came out after all! #ECC #playground