Admission to Dutch International Schools is subject to conditions set in Dutch legislation. Our school is required to adhere to the following eligibility criteria:
A. The student has a non-Dutch nationality/is a foreign passport holder and one of the parents/legal guardians is temporarily employed in the Netherlands.
B. The student has a Dutch nationality and has lived and attended school abroad for at least two years because one of the parents/legal guardians was stationed abroad.
C. The student has a Dutch nationality and has a parent/legal guardian (with whom the student will be living) who will be stationed abroad within two years and for at least two years. This is to be proven by a written statement of intent by the employer.
D. In addition: students from the Dutch educational system with a passing VWO 4 report, or HAVO 5 Diploma may apply for the Diploma or Careers Programme, DP 1 and CP 1. Students will need to demonstrate sufficient fluency in English.
Provided that a place is available it is possible to join at any time during the school year. Children joining Group 1 can join up to 30 April
We have places available. However, depending on the year group and the campus, there might be a waiting list. Please contact our admissions department for more details.
Yes we do! Please see our digital school guide for more information and note that the service we provide (ELA) is also known as EAL or ESL in other schools.
Primary School: English and Dutch
Secondary School: English/ Dutch/ French/ Spanish/ German (German is only available for certain MYP levels).
We are able to provide extra assistance for a limited number of students. Once we have reached capacity within the department, with the best interest of your child in mind, we may advise that you remain on the waiting list until we are able to provide the full support that your child requires. Please note that your application review can take longer if there are learning diversity requirements.
All Primary School children take part in an intake as part of our admissions process. Secondary School students may be invited for an intake if we require further information.
Your application will automatically roll over to the next school year until a place becomes available or you advise us that you are no longer interested.
All three campuses are situated close to public transport facilities. There is a private shuttle from various locations to the South East Campus. See "Campuses" for more information.
There is an after-school care facility within the building which is run by a separate company. See ‘Campuses’ for more information.
This is not possible. You enrol and stay at one campus for your time here at the AICS.
Primary School students from the Satellite have a guarantee that they can continue their secondary education in our South East campus. For more information about the future of the Satellite Campus please see Campuses-Satellite.
No, we are one school with three campuses. The South, South East and Satellite campuses have the same Principals, Deputy Principals and staff. Each campus does have its own Head of Campus.
Unfortunately we are not able to assist you, as we are not a recognised sponsor. More information can be found via www.ind.nl and www.iamsterdam.com/en/our-network/in-amsterdam.
No, as we are a subsidised Dutch International School, we are unable to offer any scholarships.
The AICS is a day school, so we do not have boarding facilities