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Admission procedure 


Admission to the International School Groningen is governed by regulations set in place by the Dutch Government.


Students who wish to enter the school MYP (age 11-16) must fall into one of the following catagories:


  1. have a non-Dutch nationality or also have a non-Dutch nationality and have at least one parent/guardian who works in the Netherlands or in the border region of the Netherlands for a specific period of time, or


  1. have the Dutch nationality, have spent a longer period abroad, because at least one of the parents/guardians has worked abroad for a specific period of time, as a result of which the pupil has attended school there for more than two years, or


  1. have the Dutch nationality and who can show, by means of an employer's testimonial or another kind of certificate, that the parents/guardians will be dispatched abroad within two years and that the pupil will move abroad with them.


Students who wish to enter the school's DP (16-18) need to show only a recommendation from their current teacher(s) that they are able pass into the programme. They will also be required to display this academic standard by taking entrance tests and attend interview at the school. Admittance to the school's DP remains at the discretion of the school's Diploma Coordinator and senior managemant team. 




Online application form is available here. This can be completed and either sent by post or scanned to email. Electronic application is not yet available.


Please also provide details regarding your eligibility for entrance - see here


After receipt of the application form an appointment will be made with either the deputy head MYP (age 11-16) or the deputy head DP (16-18). This appointment can be arranged through the contact details below.


Further opportunities include a tour of the school and also a trial day in class.


Please be aware that admission to the school will be confirmed only after it has been established by the Head of School (or his representative) that the programme is appropriate for the child’s needs and a place is available.

Submission of either the pre-registration or the admission form does not assume acceptance of the student by the school.


Final confirmation of placement will be confirmed by the school within 6 weeks of the completed application documentation and, if appropriate, receipt of the administration fee.



Please contact the school ( for further information.


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