“I learned not only a lot of knowledge but also methods of self-study. I started many things, failed many, succeeded many. I in a way, I became a more determined and motivated student at IST. I learned to pursue the things that I truly wanted.”
Chenghao Liu (alumni)
“Our daughter joined IST Primary 3 years ago, and we are all very content; our daughter thrives, class size is small, the teachers are excellent and caring, and the school nurtures a lively community which we love being a part of. In fact, the school was the decisive factor for us to come to Enschede, and did not disappoint!”
Fam. Van Olffen
“There is a friendly atmosphere at IST that I haven’t experienced at any other schools. All the teachers are really friendly and helpful. I get to be with people from all over the world with different perspectives.”
Jasmin Kareem (student)
“The International School of Twente is a solid school with a strong program and qualified, involved and committed teachers/staff. As a result, the IB/IGCSE passing rate has been one of the highest in the country, and we feel very fortunate to be part of the IST community.”
Fam. Villavicencio Brandwagt
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Fueled by curiosity and fun, guided exploration to acquire a required skill-setRead more
Connecting people in order to add value to personal growth as well to the social community and environmentRead more
Welcome to Twente
The namesake of IST is the beautiful region of Twente. Located in the east of the Netherlands, away from the frantic bustle found in the west, Twente sports incredible outdoors, a fascinating wealth of culture, and unique history, while also being a centre for technology driven progress. Come and see what Twente has to offer! Expat guide.
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The foundation of the IST curriculum is in its five values: Curiosity, Devotion, Honesty, Growth and Fun. Each action taken at IST has its roots in these values, which are further realized into the Personal Goals at the Primary campus, and the Learner Profile at the Secondary Campus.
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