Contact details

Visiting address:  Gamle Ringeriksvei 53, 1357 Bekkestua, Norway
Postal address:  Postbox 53, 1318 Bekkestua, Norway
Main Switchboard : (+ 47) 67 81 82 90
Main email: and
Head of Primary, Susan McKinney:

Head of Secondary, Peter Luitjens:
Head of Administration & CFO, Knut Sørlie:


To report children's absence from school:


The OISPA - Parents' Association

As a school, we are very fortunate to have an active parent community that is interested in investing their time, energy and expertise into contributing to developing our caring, collaborative, respectful and challenging learning environment. Parents at OIS are automatically members of the OISPA. To further explore the roles, responsibilities and many exciting actions and events of the OISPA, and to get involved, please visit their website,

Public bus service from Oslo

Bus nr. 150 Gullhaug departs from the Central Station as well as at National Theater (Frederiks gate) and Lysaker stations and stops just outside school at the stop named 'Nadderud stadion' which is one stop after the Bekkestua bus terminal.  This line runs approximately every 15 minutes.

Subway (T-bane) service from Oslo

Line nr. 3 direction Kolsås runs every 15 minutes. For more assistance with routes, schedules, and location of stops, Call Trafikanten at 177 or go to

Directions to OIS by car

From the centre of Oslo drive west on E18 towards Drammen. Take the turnoff 160 at Lysaker (signposted to Lysaker and Bekkestua). Follow the signs to Bekkestua. Take a right onto Bærumsveien. Take a right at the roundabout onto Jens Ringsvei. Take a left at the roundabout onto Nadderudveien. Take a right at the next roundabout onto Gamle Ringeriksvei. Turn right into the parking lot sign-posted Oslo International School. Free parking is available in a large lot west of the school.  There is no parking in the road in front of the school.  Due to school bus arrivals and departures, this area is ‘off-limits’ from 08.30 until 09.15 and from 14.45 until 15.15. Please see parking map.

GPS coordinates: [59.91949, 10.58334] (WGS 84) or [6643504, 588524] (EUREF89)