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Milan International Schools


The isbi Schools Directory Guide To The Top International Schools And Private Schools in Milan 

For anyone planning a move to or within Milan in Italy’s northern region of Lombardy, we have collated information below about different places to live, International schools and private schools (including High schools), property and relocation agents and other information we think useful for relocating to Milan and the surrounding area.

Offering some of the best living anywhere in Italy, Milan’s famous suburbs of Duomo, Brera, Navigli, Porta Nuova and Porta Romana and nearby towns and cities include Turin, Genoa and Placenza.

Milan has a great choice of high quality private international schools and high schools, beautiful nearby countryside, lots of activities and excellent housing - with a fantastic range of different property to call home, from Italian mansions aand estates, villas and bungalows to new build executive housing, family townhouses and apartments.

"Milan is Italy’s city of the future, a fast-paced metropolis where money talks, creativity is big business and looking good is an art form" Lonely Planet

Milan is in the north-western section of the Po Valley, it is between the river Po to the south and just a short distance to the Alps in the north..

The Duomo in Milan is one of the largest cathedrals in the world. However, it’s size is not the only breathtaking element as it also features over 700 decorative figures and 125 gargoyles!

For more fun facts and figures about Milan, scroll down to our Milan focus page!




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The isbi School Open Days & Open Events listings have the information you need on Open Days & Open Events happening at your favourite schools soon.

We highly recommend attending School Open Days - they are a great way to learn about and to experience a school and discover if it is the best school for you - or alternatively ask for a private tour of your favourite schools, when it suits you.

Looking for a prestigious International (private) school in Milan, Italy?

If you are thinking of moving to live in Milan (or you already live in Milan but are considering relocating) and you and your family are researching some of the best International schools and private schools in Milan there is a big choice of high quality Milan schools, with a number of the Milan highest ranking International schools considered to be some of the best in Italy.

The private education sector in and around Milan features day and residential boarding schools, single sex and co-educational (mixed) schools, including leading private nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools and high schools.

Find Private International Schools In Milan, Italy (Or "International Schools And Private Schools Near Me")

Developed over the last 36+ years, the isbi School Search Directory is one of the largest and most comprehensive private schools directories available, helping thousands of families to find, compare and select good schools since the 1980s.

>   You can search for International schools and private schools with a reputation for excellence in Milan and in the suburbs of Milan or towns like Turin, Genoa and Placenza by using our International Schools Directory and International Schools Finder (powered by School Search Directory) or by clicking on the names of the International schools, private schools and colleges and High schools listed below to see detailed profiles with photos, videos, maps etc.

>   With our expanded school search technology you can filter your search by the type of school you are looking for such as International school and private school, day and boarding, gender, age range, academic study, religious affiliation, school fees, scholarships and bursaries, open days etc.

>   You can also focus your search on just private junior schools or senior high schools or on all-through International schools, or view search results for all of them together.

Please explore for detailed information and guides about good schools of all types and for open days, school and college and news, articles and blogs with details of school associations, glossaries and explanations about examinations and qualifications and expert advice about independent education at International schools and private schools around Italy and worldwide.



Top International Schools And Private Schools & Colleges In Milan, Italy

Some of the best International schools and private schools and colleges in Milan, Italy providing a top-tier, world-class day and boarding single-sex and mixed education for boys and girls include:




Where To Live In Milan, Italy

The most popular suburbs in Milan, Italy and the surrounding area include, with approximate population numbers:

Milan (1.352 million)

Municipio 1 (97,900)

Municipio 2 (160,800),

Municipio 3 (142,700)

Municipio 4 (160,700)

Municipio 5 (124,00),

Municipio 6 (150,000)

Municipio 7 (173,700)

Municipio 8 (190,000),

Municipio 9 (186,100)




Milan is a very popular place to live and many people move to Milan each year, or to near Milan and the surrounding area, from around Europe and the rest of the world.

Many of those moving to Milan are seeking a more urban lifestyle, deciding to relocate to the Milan for work and to enjoy the great facilities and leisure amenities, high quality housing and schools, fantastic bars, restaurants, sports and popular cultural events involving art and music available to families living in Milan and the surrounding area.

Ten Things To Know About Milan, Italy

> FACT 1:  Milan is one of the most famous fashion capitals in the world. The city is transformed twice a year for fashion week and of course has the luxury shops to match!

> FACT 2:  Visit the Convent of Santa Maria delle Grazie to see the city’s famous Last Supper mural, painted by Leonardo da Vinci.

> FACT 3:  Milan is famous for its Aperitivo culture, head out to the bars and restaurants for a quick snack with your Campari before dinner!

> FACT 4:  You can see pink flamingos in Milan! Head to the park of Villa Invernizzi to spot these amazing animals after they were brought to the city by Romeo Invernizzi in the early 1970s.

> FACT 5:  Milan's iconic cathedral, the Duomo di Milano, is the largest church in Italy and took over 600 years to complete. You’ll see why when you see the intricacy of the architecture and marble interior.

> FACT 6:  Galleria Vittorio Emanuele II is one of the oldest shopping centres in the world and has some of Milan's most exclusive boutiques and restaurants located inside.

> FACT 7:  The canals of Milan were originally built to connect Milan with Lake Como in order to transport materials to Milan for the Duomo.

> FACT 8:  Getting round Milan is a breeze as the city has one of the most developed tram networks in Europe. The city has over 17 tram lines that cover over 181 km of the city.

> FACT 9:  The tallest building in Italy is located in Milan. The UniCredit tower bank headquarters is 231 metres high!

> FACT 10:  Milan has the largest stadium in Italy! The San Siro Stadium can seat up to 80,018 people and hosts the local teams of AC Milan and Inter Milan.

Where To Live In Milan, Italy

Milan and the surrounding area offers a huge choice of high quality, premium and luxury property to meet the needs of any family, whether wanting a townhouse, large apartment, villa, mansion or Italy estate, with or without granny annex, garden or swimming pool. There are also property development and investment opportunities too, with land available to purchase and properties in need of renovation.

From central Milan living to rural, Italy or coast lifestyles, Milan and the surrounding area is full of bustling districts and leafy suburbs, lush green areas, charming estates, vibrant high streets, busy neighbourhoods, friendly residential communities and countryside.

Some of the popular residential areas include:

Brera Milan, Città Studi Milan, Central Station Area Milan, Zona Tortona Milan, Porta Venezia Milan, Ticinese Milan, Chinatown Milan, Bovisa Milan, Bicocca Milan, Porta Garibaldi Milan, Porta Genova Milan, San Siro Milan, San Babila Milan, Isola Milan, Zona Magenta Milan, Gallaratese Milan, Maggiolina Milan

Commuting To And From Milan By Rail Or Road

Relocating to Milan is especially popular with those happy to work from home most of the time but needing to occasionally commute to other places for work.

Others are happy to commute more regularly to Genoa, Turin, Lake Como and other locations for work.

Travel times to key destinations by road and rail include:

>  Milan To Genoa: Genoa is about 150 km by road from Milan via the A7 and driving to the centre of Genoa from Milan normally takes under 2 hours 30 minutes. There is a very regular train service to Genoa from Milan, with trains taking from 1 hour 50 minutes.

>  Milan To Turin: Turin is about 140 km by road from Milan via the A4 and driving to the centre of Turin from Milan normally takes under 1 hour 50 minutes. There is a very regular train service to Turin from Milan, with trains taking around 1 hour.

>  Milan To Lake Como: Lake Como is about 80 km by road from Milan via the SS340 and E35 and driving to the centre of Lake Como from Milan normally takes under 2 hours. There is a very regular train service to Lake Como from Milan, with trains taking from 1 hour 50 minutes.



Nearest Airports To Milan, Italy

The nearest airport to Milan is Milan Linate (LIN) which is 6 km from Milan. Other nearby airports include Milan Malpensa (MXP) (under 41 km), Milan Bergamo (BGY) (45), Turin (TRN) (124 km) and Bologna (BLQ) (195 km)




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