The IST at a Glance

The International School of Tallinn (IST) was founded in 2016 and plans to open its doors in September 2017. The IST is conveniently situated just five minutes’ walk from the airport and will initially be housed in the same building as the Estonian Entrepreneurship University of Applied Sciences and Emili Kool. The school owner is Mainor Group who has provided high-level eduction since 1992.

Our education services will cover the full cycle of general education from first grade to twelfth grade.  In the near future, we will commence secondary and upper-secondary school programmes.

Until 2020, the curriculum will be according to the Estonian State Curriculum and thereafter to the curriculum of the International Baccalaureate Programmes. 

Digital options are promoted throughout our education services. This enables us to increase pupil motivation, use interactive programmes and tests, apply a personalised approach and take into account the results of learning analytics.

We hope and trust that we will earn a reputation for excellence in the provision of international education services.

The school´s language of instruction is English. The student may choose Russian, German or French as their primary foreign language.

At IST, our aim is to implement cutting-edge learning concepts that cultivate fundamental and problem-solving skills as well as research-based learning, interdisciplinary integration, teamwork and creativity.