Tartu International School is the only school in Southern Estonia offering both education and operation in English


TIS offers high-quality international education in Nursery (1.5 to 3-year-olds), Pre-school (3 to 6-year-olds),  Primary (6 to 12-year-olds)  and Middle School (13 to 15-year-olds).

We are a small student-centred school with class sizes up to 12 students providing 

  • exceptionally personalised learning experience with teacher to student ratio of 1:5
  • English as the language of instruction and IB programmes
  • professionally recognized international staff 
  • flexible and adaptable learning environment
  • newly-renovated premises in greenery of the historical town centre
  • Estonian as a mother tongue for native speakers, Estonian as a foreign language from Grade 1
  • well-balanced integration of technology in teaching and learning
  • promotion of healthy lifestyle through additional physical education lessons and outdoor activities
  • variety of after-school activities
  • balanced and healthy school lunch
  • partnership with Tartu Finnish School

Currently, we have 43 students enrolled in grades 1-10 and 27 students in nursery and pre-school. 

Open Morning and Taster Day in November

Open Morning for all families interested in our school on Thursday, November 1st 2018

Come and meet our principal, teachers and students, take a tour of beautiful premises and get a glimpse of what it might be like to study in Tartu International School. Our doors are open from 11:00-12:30. Find more information and register here.

Taster Day for future students on Thursday, November 8th 2018

Have your child experience one day in Tartu International School. The students will join their age group for three lessons from 9:00-11:45. Find more information and register here.

Families attending the Open Morning or Taster Day are eligible for special discounts on school fees.

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