Expats living in Ireland will find that, while there are a few good options when it comes to international schools in Dublin, the selection available is noticeably smaller than in other major European cities. The main reason being that the Irish public education system offers free and high-quality education to all children living in the country, and many expats choose to send their children to a local public school.

Nevertheless, expats who would prefer to send their children to an international school in the city will have a number of excellent institutions to choose from.


International schools in Dublin

Nord Anglia Dublin

Nord Anglia International School Dublin is ambitious, offering world-class learning opportunities and global experiences to achieve outstanding academic results and a love for learning. Read more

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: International Baccalaureate
Ages: 3 to 18

SEK International School Dublin

SEK-Dublin is part of SEK Education Group which was founded in 1892 and has nine international schools throughout Ireland, France, Qatar and Spain. Read more

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: International Baccalaureate
Ages: 12 to 18

International School of Dublin 

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: International Baccalaureate
Age: 3 to 12
Website: www.internationalschooldublin.ie

Lycée Français d'Irlande

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: French
Ages: 4 to 18
Website: www.lfi.ie

SEK International School, Dublin

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: International Baccalaureate
Ages: 12 to 16
Website: dublin.sek.es

St Andrew’s College 

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: Irish and International Baccalaureate
Ages: 4 to 18
Website: www.sac.ie

St Kilian’s Deutsche Schule Dublin 

Gender: Co-educational
Curriculum: German and Irish
Ages:4 to 18
Website: www.kilians.com