Thank you for your interest in our school. 

OIS is an independent international day school for students from 3-19 years of age (Pre-School - IB Diploma). The school is a not-for-profit education trust with an enrolment of around 600 students serving the educational needs of globally mobile and internationally minded families currently residing in the greater Oslo area.   Approximately 56% of our students are expats from international or local business families and 12% come from the diplomatic community.  The remaining 32% are local residents.

Admission to OIS is open to students of all nationalities who demonstrate the ability to access and benefit from the challenging international curriculum and programs offered by the school. Detailed information about our programs can be found under Our school with pages specific to each division.

At OIS we strive to develop the unique potential of every student, from Pre-School to IB Diploma, through our challenging international programs.

We aspire to develop students who will:

  • attain, to the best of each individual's ability, high levels of understanding and competencies across a broad range of subjects
  • attain the essential knowledge, skills and attitudes to be life-long learners
  • be independent learners, active in their approach to their own learning
  • be ethical international citizens of a changing and challenging world

You are welcome to contact Suzi Andersen in the Admissions office via telephone +47 40 76 59 07 or e-mail with any questions you may have or to arrange a tour of the school.