International schools in Central and Eastern European countries, such as Czech Republic, Poland, Slovakia or Ukraine, open their doors to local families seeking a more global education for their child, and expat families living or relocating here.
Throughout the wonderful historic countries of Central and Eastern Europe, there are many international schools to choose from. You will find schools offering different curricula, such as for example the British curriculum, the American curriculum or the International Baccalaureate, but more international curricula can surely be found.
Most popular are day schools, only a few schools provide boarding facilities.
Our selection of the best international schools in Eastern Europe
Prague and Carlsbad host popular private schools to choose from. Prague is the capital and the largest city in the country and has been a political, cultural, and economic centre of central Europe. The city of Prague offers your child a lot of cultural education, besides the top private schools that belong to the best in Europe.
Budapest is the capital and most populous city of Hungary, one of the largest cities in the European Union and sometimes described as the primate city of Hungary. International schools in Hungary open their doors to local Hungarian families seeking a more global education for their child, and international families living in Hungary.
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With one of the strongest economies in Europe, and ranked highly in the world for safety and high standards of living, Poland also offers families an excellent option for their child to gain an outstanding international education.
Serbia is a country in the southeastern Europe, located in the heart of the Balkan Peninsula, where a vast majority of its 7 million citizens are Serbs, and the rest belong to any of the 40 different national communities. Being a country of hospitable, emotional and joyful people, who possess a sense for sportsmanship, extraordinary traditions, and a huge cultural heritage that enriches the entire European culture, Serbia is one of those marks on a map of the world you need to discover and experience.
With a choice of international schools in Slovakia, parents are able to look for distinction and difference. Bratislava is the country’s capital and a very pitoresque city at the same time.
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Ukraine is a large country in Eastern Europe known for its Orthodox churches, Black Sea coastline and forested mountains. Its capital, Kiev, features the gold-domed St. Sophia’s Cathedral, with 11th-century mosaics and frescoes. Ukrainian is the official language. Near the neighbouring countries, Romanian, Polish, Belarusian, Hungarian and Russian are spoken. There are a lot of foreign students in Ukrainian universities.
There are many international schools in Moscow offering education in English. Larger international schools in the capital include American and British International Schools as well as IB schools.
Send your request to those schools
The popular schools can have long waiting lists. We advise you to apply early in order to secure places, so make sure, that you start investigating well in advance. Then start approaching the schools’ admissions offices or use the world schools request function.