International schools in Denmark

The Danish government has been working on increasing the number of schools that offer education in English, for the benefit of expat children. Here is a partial list of schools that offer lessons in English:


  • Bjørns Internationale Skole, Copenhagen
  • Østerbro International School, Copenhagen
  • Institut Sankt Joseph, Copenhagen
  • Copenhagen International School, Hellerup
  • Rygaards Skole, Hellerup
  • Bernadotteskolen, Hellerup
  • Nordsjællands Grundskole og Symnasium, Hørsholm
  • Køge Private Realskole, Køge
  • Herlufsholm Kostskole, Næstved
  • The International, near Ringkøbing
  • efterskole independent boarding school


  • Skipper Clement Skolen, Aalborg
  • Viborg Private Realskole, Viborg
  • Interskolen, Viby J
  • Ikast-Brande International School, Ikast (www.isib.dk)*
  • Kolding Realskole, Kolding
  • Esbjerg International School, Esbjerg (www.esbjerginternationalschool.dk)
  • Privatskolen Als, Sønderborg
  • The International School of Aarhus

* Ikast-Brande Gymnasium offers the International Baccalaureate program in English. See www.ikast-gym.dk/IB-World-School-204.aspx.

Teknisk Gymnasium Sønderjylland offers the International Baccalaureate diploma program. See www.eucsyd.dk/Vis.aspx?id=30366.

Langkaer Gymnasium in Tilst, near Aarhus offers the International Baccalaureate diploma program. See www2.langkaer.dk/ib/ibworldschool/.

You can read more about the International Baccalaureate at their website, www.ibo.org. For an illustrated guide to education in Denmark, contact The Copenhagen Post newspaper and request their annual Education supplement.

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