On top of the over 900 Public and private schools under the Italian curriculum, Milano offers a comprehensive network of foreign and international schools.

Milano is one of the most popular European destination for university studies: it hosts 11 university-level institutions and seven arts academies, among the most reputed in the world. Further information on the international programmes offered is available on our Students section 

Home Countries Programs

The Deutsche Schule Mailand, the Swiss School of Milan and the French Lycée Stendhal de Milan follow the curricula of their home countries, awarding qualifications recognized in both their home countries and in Italy. 

International Schools

17 international schools offer a full curriculum taught in English, plus a second or third EU language. Depending on the school, the completion of such courses awards the international baccalaureate, the international diploma or the British and American diplomas, recognized by universities in over 80 countries.

 the American School of Milan, the St. Louis School of Milan, the ICS International School , the Canadian School of Milan, the Bloom International College, the British School of Milan Sir James Henderson, the International School of Milan and Monza , the Collegio San Carlo,, the Montessori Bilingual School, the St. Joseph International College, the H - International School of Monza, the Bilingual School of Monza, the Bilingual European School, the Andersen International School, the Mile School

For EU officers or European Union lovers, special mention should be given to the European School of Varese (about 50km north of Milano) which hosts about 1,300 students from 47 different nationalities in five language sections (Dutch, English, French, German and Italian) and awards the European baccalaureate.  

Bilingual Pre-School Education

In terms of pre-school services, the city boasts a number of international kindergartens, including the British American preschool (open to children aged 24 months and up) the ICS kindergarten (6 months), the MILE school’s kindergarten (12 months) and Follador Nursery School (12 months).