Admissions Process

Welcome to the RISS Admissions Office. It all starts here!

Thank you for your interest in the Rotterdam International Secondary School. On this page you can find essential information about our admission process. If you would like to know more or to book a visit to the school, please contact our Admissions Office. You can also apply online with our Open Apply Link or email us at:

Our office and virtual doors are welcoming you for all visits, messages, questions and comments. At RISS, we are a values-driven international school and are eager to aid in the development of confident, ethically responsible and innovative global citizens. We welcome you to our international community of Rotterdam and the surrounding areas and aim to bring together parents, students and staff as a comprehensive team to reach all future goals, academic and otherwise.

We are happy to answer any questions you might have and invite you and your child to visit the school!

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Eligibility Policy
As a member of the Dutch International Schools Alliance, the RISS follows their guidelines as directed by the Dutch Ministry of Education concerning eligibility to the school:

  • Foreign students who will reside in the Netherlands temporarily while their parents are employed in the country;

  • Dutch nationals who have had at least 2 years of international education while their parents have had employment overseas;

  • Dutch nationals who are planning to be educated, for at least two years, overseas, due to their parent’s employment outside the Netherlands. (We require a notarised document from the employer confirming the overseas employment.)

School Fees

As a semi-private international school we have special tuition rates. For more information please take a look at our School Fees Booklet for 2020-2021.