International schools in Turkey: 8 schools in Istanbul


Looking for international schools in Turkey is crucial for residences who want to live in Istanbul. Istanbul is the most attractive city for foreign tourists, in addition to foreigners coming for the purpose of residence. Where there are a large number of reasons for attracting foreigners to it, which is the strategic location of Istanbul, strong infrastructure, moderate atmosphere, green nature, water bodies, and beaches.

All of these are attractive factors that encourage those looking for a new city for a comfortable stay to choose this city. Based on that, a lot of schools spread in Istanbul, especially a large number of international schools in Turkey for foreigners which provides its services to foreigners residing in Turkey, especially because of the language factor in Turkish schools. This makes international schools the best option for families able to adapt to these schools. In this article, we will try to get to know the most famous international schools in turkey.

International schools in Turkey:

In the Basaksehir region, Istanbul

  • Al Hoda International Schools:

Al Huda Schools are located in the Basaksehir area, and they are schools that teach the Lebanese curriculum and It is a modern international schools in Turkey.

Telephone number :

Phone: +905530988900

Phone: +902126215350

The School’s website: Here

School site on the map: Here

  • Al Aqsa International Schools:

Al Aqsa International School is located in the Basaksehir district, the school depends on the Yemeni and American curriculum in the school

Telephone number :

Tel .: +905393615595

Tel .: +905469159061

Tel .: +905469159062

School website: Here

The school’s location on the map: Here

  • Ambassador International Schools:

The English language is used at Al Safeer International School as the main language of teaching.

It also teaches Arabic because most of its students are Arab students. It teaches Turkish as a third language in order to allow students to acclimatize to the country in which they live.

School phone number:

0544 478 20 22 +

School website: Here

The school’s location on the map: Here

  • Al Fatih Schools for the Gifted:

Fatih Schools for the Gifted in Istanbul is considered one of the specialized educational centers.

Fatih schools are concerned with establishing children, adolescents, and talented students scientifically, cognitively, and linguistically through advanced educational programs, effective educational competencies, and modern technological tools.

Telephone number :


The school’s location on the map: Here

  • Al-Manar International Schools:

Al-Manar International School is one of the foreigner’s schools in Istanbul, located in Bahçelievler, next to Ataturk Airport. The school is accredited by the American AIAA for teaching the American course of study.

Telephone number :


Location on the map: Here

Website: here

  • British international school Istanbul (BISI):

It is a leading private international school in turkey, offering a modified English National Curriculum, IGCSE, and the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme.

Address: Etiler Campus, Dilhayat Sok. No:18 Etile,
Tel: 90 212 257 51 36

address: Alkent Campus, Seher Yildizi Sok. No:33 Alkent
Tel: 90 212 352 71 64

AddressPre-school/Primary, Zekeriyaköy Mah Kilyos Cad. No: 227/1,2
Tel: 90 212 202 70 27
Website: here

  • Istanbul International School

 It is a Turkey Ministry of Education certified school and also is accredited as a Cambridge International School by Cambridge.

address:  Campus A:
Turistik Çamlıca Cad. No 20 / Üsküdar- İstanbul-TURKEY 34692

Campus B:
Harman Sok. No 1 / Üsküdar- İstanbul-TURKEY 34398

Phone number : +90 216 335 0055

Loction on the map : here

Website: here

  • Üsküdar Amerikan Lisesi (Üsküdar American High School)

It is one of the oldest schools in turkey, the school teaches the curriculum in English language

phone number: 90-216-333 11 00

Website: here

  • Dogus schools

The school curriculum depends on teaching both English and Turkish languages by providing language programs.

Address: Acibadem, Kadiköy 34722
phone number: 0 216 544 55 77

Website: here

Now that you have a thorough list of the best international schools in Turkey and especially Istanbul -the heartbeat of Turkey- then all you need to do is check the website and know the requirements for each school. You can also check this article for more information about private schools in Turkey

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