Why IST?

International School of Tallinn

is an IB World School offering the Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP), and Diploma Programme (DP).

Established in September 2017, IST is a vital part of the Ülemiste City ecosystem, the largest smart city in the Baltics. The school is owned by Mainor Group, a company with two decades of expertise in higher education and the development of the entire business district.

Our campus is conveniently located at Keevise 2, making it easily accessible via public transportation for students from various parts of Tallinn.

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10 reasons to choose IST

  • Innovative Atmosphere: IST is a fast-growing, competitive school with a dynamic environment that fosters innovation and excellence.
  • Comprehensive Curriculum: We offer a broad range of subjects based on an international curriculum aligned with IB principles and standards, ensuring a world-class education.
  • Multilingual Environment: Students can choose from a variety of foreign languages including English, French, German, Spanish, Russian, and Estonian, enhancing their global communication skills.
  • Professional Teachers: Our highly qualified and dedicated multicultural teaching staff bring diverse perspectives and a wealth of experience to the classroom.
  • High-Quality Learning: IST provides high-quality education, ensuring excellent learning outcomes and holistic development for all students.
  • Extensive Services: We provide a wide range of services including aftercare, after-school activities, special educational needs (SEN) support, psychological and career counseling, a school nurse, and daycare.
  • Modern Facilities: Our modern, fully equipped facilities include a gym, library, access to a nearby swimming pool, and free parking, supporting a comprehensive educational experience.
  • Healthy Meals: Students enjoy healthy and tasty lunches cooked fresh every day in our kitchen, promoting good eating habits.
  • Convenient Location: Located within walking distance from public transportation, IST is easily accessible for students from across Tallinn.
  • Extracurricular Activities: We offer a wide range of after-school activities including sports, music, technology, and creative arts, helping students to develop well-rounded skills and interests.

International School of Tallinn is fully authorised by the IB Organization.

Our Commitment

At IST, we are dedicated to fostering excellence, social responsibility, and high achievement through rigorous programs that provide global education for students aged 3 to 19. Our community of administrators, teachers, and parents work together to meet the diverse needs of all students, nurturing a sense of belonging and encouraging purposeful life choices.

Exceptional Teachers

Our dedicated teachers are committed to delivering quality education and enriching extracurricular activities. Each teacher plays a vital role in shaping our programs, suggesting opportunities for improvement, and fostering an open curriculum dialogue. English is the language of instruction, with French, German, Spanish, or Russian offered as primary world language options.

Innovative Learning

At IST, we are committed to implementing cutting-edge learning concepts that cultivate fundamental and problem-solving skills, interdisciplinary integration, teamwork, creativity, and entrepreneurship. Digital tools are integrated throughout our educational services, increasing student motivation, enabling interactive learning, and personalizing the educational experience.

Global Citizens

IST strives to earn a reputation for excellence in international education services. We prepare our students to be confident, capable, and compassionate global citizens through our innovative and comprehensive educational approach, ensuring they are ready to meet the challenges of the future.