Nowadays, studying abroad becomes classical and widely spread practice all over the world. Studying in international schools allows the child to get excellent education using high-quality equipment and infrastructure of the school. Another advantage is studying in a foreign language environment. Moreover, children can get acquainted with traditions and cultures of different countries. All this gives the child an opportunity to take the first step towards a successful career at the world level.
European educational programs have already become a standard of international education. Every year in Europe 111,000 new doctoral degrees are awarded! It's worth noting, that Each year, twice as many doctorates are awarded in the European Union than in the United States. Educational institutions in Europe have long been accepting students from other countries. Thanks to the unique mix of modern and high-quality lifestyle associated with the European rich historical heritage, the EU countries offer the highest educational standards for international students.
Ranking of the best international schools in Europe by the results of 2016:
- A+World Academy (Switzerland )
- BBIS Berlin Brandenburg International School (Germany)
- Ealing Independent College (England)
- Ecole Lemania (Switzerland)
- La Garenne International School (Switzerland)
- Leysin American School in Switzerland (Switzerland)
- Malvern St.James (United Kingdom )
- Merchiston Castle School (UK)
- Scandinavian School of Brussels (Belgium)
- St. George's International School (Switzerland)
- Stiftung Louisenlund (Germany )
- Surval Montreux (Switzerland)
- Brillantmont International School (Switzerland)
- College du Leman (Switzerland)
- College Alpin Beau Soleil (Switzerland)
- Dulwich College (United Kingdom)
- Ermitage International School (France )
- Harrow School (UK)
- Institut auf dem Rosenberg (Switzerland)
- Schule Schloss Salem (Germany)
- Sotogrande International School (Spain )
- Stowe School (UK)
- TASIS The American School in Switzerland (Switzerland)
- Abingdon School (Great Britain)
- ACS Cobham International School (UK)
Another country that has received international recognition in the field of education is the United States. In the United States there are more than 400 international educational institutions. International students from all over the world come to the USA to attend prestigious educational institutions here.
Ranking of the best international schools in the USA by the results of 2016:
- Admiral Farragut Academy, St.Petersburg
- Chatham Hall Private School
- Phillips Exeter Academy
- Salem Academy, Winston-Salem
- St. Andrew's School
- The Brook Hill School, Bullard
- The Hill School, Pottstown
- The Loomis Chaffee School, Windsor
- The Thacher School, Ojai
- THINK Global School, New York
Now international educational institutions for children and adolescents can be found in different countries, since they have become a true standard of education. Below there are some interesting schools from around the world following the results of 2016:
- Abu Dhabi International School
Adheres to the principles of joint education. You can find the British and American program, the International baccalaureate (IB). It accepts students from 3 to 18 years. After the 8th grade, only American educational system is available.
- Abu Dhabi Grammar School
The Canadian curriculum is represented in the gymnasium. The main motto is: "Studying - the way of active construction of knowledge." The goal is to give students an opportunity to develop their potential and become a full-fledged member of society.
- American International School of Cape Town - AISCT
AISCT involves joint studying of more than 475 students from 50 countries. The age of students is from 2 to 18 years. The teaching staff includes representatives from 9 countries.
- Deutsche Schule Kapstadt (German School of Cape Town)
Certificates from bilingual German International School are recognized in Germany and South Africa. There is German education system, which focuses on independent and critical thinking, problem solving and self-studying. The main language is German.
- ACS Doha International School
This is the newest member of the ACS network (American Chemical Society). World-famous programs and teaching staff, undergoing rigorous selection, infrastructure and the latest equipment - all this allows to get high-quality education.
- Qatar International School
Qatar International School provides education for children and adolescents (from preparatory programs to admission to the university courses). It follows the British programs GCSE and the gold standard of England's A-level studying. Classes are conducted in English.
- Jumeirah College
Jumeirah College accepts more than 1,000 students from 60 countries and provides English programs. It accepts students aged 11 to 18 years. Extra-curricular activities include clubs dedicated to sports and culture, musical development.
- GEMS Modern Academy
The Academy provides CISCE curriculum, starting with pre-school education to 12th grade. Also there is an opportunity to study Bachelor's degree program (DP) for 11 and 12 classes. It is located in India.
Founded in 2009, it is recognized as one of the best schools with British curriculum in Dubai. It's focused on importance of students' academic success along with a strong sport culture.
- The American Embassy School
The American Embassy School is located in the heart of the diplomatic community in New Delhi. It accepts students from pre-school age to 12th grade from the USA and other countries. The campus extends over 12 acres and serves as a community center for emigrants in Delhi.
- Metro Delhi International School - MDIS
It's organized on the basis of American curriculum. MDIS is based on Christian values and takes students up to 12th grade.
- The French International School in Guangzhou
The French International School in Guangzhou was founded in 1997 and is the only one that offers a French study program in Guangzhou. It is a non-profit institution run by a team of parents and teachers in partnership with the Association of French Studies Abroad.
- Clifford International School
The Clifford School is one of the best in Guangzhou. It follows the world educational standards. It's located in the Clifford Estates residential complex in Panyu district. Both local and foreign students are accepted here.
- The American International School of Johannesburg
There are primary and secondary levels of education. Students study a hybrid curriculum based on American and international methods. In the 11th and 12th grades, students can choose either the American Diploma of Secondary Education, or the International Baccalaureate. Both are recognized all over the world.
- British International College
The British International College accepts students from 8-12 grades, prepares students for the university. It's located in Brainstone, near Sandton.