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Open Day 2022

We will communicate

the new date soon

Stay tuned!


Welcome from

Head of School

Thank you for your interest in the International School of Bologna.

ISB has been serving the educational needs of the international community in northern Italy for fifteen years. 

Our mission is to develop students who make an active contribution as they take their place in our ever-evolving global society. We are preparing students not just to cope with a changing world, but to lead the change.


Who we are?

  • The only IB school in Bologna.

  • We are 250 students.

  • More than sixty faculty and staff work every day at ISB.

  • More than two thousand square meters campus.

  • Sixty-five classrooms among which, laboratories, computer science room, and theatre.

International School of Bologna students

Meet Our Staff

We are more than sixty-five people working for the everyday operation of ISB.

Here are some of our principal figures:


Rachel Burgess

Primary School Principal

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Nail Walton

Secondary School Principal

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Olivia Cremin

Admission Director


Helen Exler

MYP Coordinator


Nazanin Nikanjam

IB Diploma Coordinator

Open Day 2022
The Schedule


We'll talk with the Head of School to explain the school

as a whole


We are going to explain academic programs (IB)


We'll walk around the school to show our facility & staff

We are proud to be
Accredited Members of

International Baccalaureate

The International Baccalaureate aims to develop inquiring, knowledgeable and caring young people who help to create a better and more peaceful world through intercultural understanding and respect.

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Council of International Schools

The CIS vision is to inspire the development of global citizens through high-quality international education: connecting ideas, cultures, and educators from every corner of the world.

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New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Founded in 1885, the NEASC has been working to establish and maintain high standards for all levels of education longer than any other accreditation agency in the United States.

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Google Reference School

Reference Districts and Schools are recognized by Google for their outstanding use of technology to drive positive learning outcomes. Each has agreed to host visitors on-site, share advice, tips, and best practices, host events, and more.