About Us

International School of Hellerup is a not-for-profit IB World School for students aged 3 -19. We welcome over 500 students representing more than 70 nationalities and we offer the three main International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes: Primary Years Programme (PYP), Middle Years Programme (MYP) and Diploma Programme (DP). Our students receive an excellent, well-rounded education from passionate and highly-qualified teachers in a caring, supportive and exciting learning environment. In addition to our broad curriculum, we offer a wide range of student activities that give our students unique opportunities to develop skills, knowledge and experience in their areas of interest.

Our school philosophy is to ‘make life better for all’. Our values and activities are not just about academic achievement, but also our students’ welfare and education for communities. Student voice is seen as a key contributor to preparing pupils for adulthood and life beyond school. We pride ourselves in fostering reflective and purposeful learners, responsible global citizens and adaptable human beings.

ISH is a private educational establishment. It is recognised by and subject to Danish law and receives a subsidy from the Danish state. The school is managed by a Board of Governors consisting of 5 members, 3 of them being parents to students at the school.