BISB Admissions

JOINING US AT THE BRITISH INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL BUDAPEST
We can’t wait to welcome you into our flourishing international community.

welcoming your child

We’re thrilled you’re considering the British International School Budapest (BISB) for your child’s education. Your family will join a happy, vibrant international community of more than 60 nationalities, where students, teachers, and parents work together to create an environment where everybody shines.
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WHO CAN JOIN

At BISB, we offer places all year round to children aged 3 to 18. After taking a tour and completing our online application form, we’ll invite your child to sit an age-appropriate assessment. This ensures we can meet their learning needs and provide the right blend of challenge and support.

We’re proud to be a fully inclusive school. We have an outstanding team of learning support specialists who provide for a range of needs. Their capacity is limited, however, so please let us know if your child has any additional educational requirements when you first get in touch with us.

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speak TO THE BISB ADMISSIONS TEAM

We know that choosing the right school for your child is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make. Our admissions team is here to help. They’ll guide you through the process and make sure you have the information you need.
Starting your BISB application is easy
  • Get in touch with us today – fill in our online enquiry form, give us a call, or send an email.
  • Visit us in Budapest – or take a one-to-one virtual discovery tour.
  • We’ll walk you through our step-by-step admissions process.
Apply Now
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STEP-BY-STEP ADMISSIONS PROCESS

Ready to start your child’s application? Here's what you need to do.
Make an enquiry
Start your BISB admissions journey today by filling in our online enquiry form. We’ll get back to you within 24 hours (local time, Monday to Friday).
enquire now
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MAKE AN ENQUIRY
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Take a tour
The best way to get a feel for our lively community, beautiful natural setting, and commitment to academic excellence is to visit us in Budapest. We offer virtual discovery tours if you can’t make it in person.
TAKE A TOUR
Send us your application
Your child can join us at any time during the academic year. As well as filling in our online form, you’ll need to send us some supporting documents.
Apply now
SEND US YOUR APPLICATION
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Assessment and interview
After receiving your form and documents, we’ll invite your child to an assessment. Depending on their age, this may include class observations and English language fluency, writing, and cognitive skills tests.
ASSESSMENT and interview
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Offering and accepting a place
All being well, we’ll offer your child a place and confirm their start date. You’ll then need to accept their place in writing.
offering and accepting a place
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Starting school
We know that starting at a new school can be daunting. We’ll do everything we can to make the process as smooth as possible, ensuring both you and your child quickly settle into our closeknit community.
Starting school
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KEY TERM DATES: 2023–24

Here are some key dates for your diary.
First Day of Term 1
Tuesday 22 Aug 2023
Half Term Holiday
Saturday 14 Oct to Monday 23 Oct 2023
Last Day of Term 1
Thursday 14 Dec 2023
First Day of Term 2
Monday 08 Jan 2024
Half Term Holiday
Saturday 17 Feb to Sunday 25 Feb 2024
Last Day of Term 2
Thursday 28 Mar 2024
First Day of Term 3
Monday 15 Apr 2024
Last Day of Term 3
Thursday 27 Jun 2024
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We look forward to welcoming you to BISB known for its academic excellence, providing a high quality holistic education, and being an inclusive, diverse international community.
Alok Kapur
Director of Admissions and Marketing

OUR TUITION FEES

Our tuition fees reflect our commitment to academic and teaching excellence, incredible range of learning experiences, and the personalised care and attention your child will receive.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • How do I start the admissions process?
    The first thing you need to do is fill in our online enquiry form. We’ll get back to you within 24 hours (excluding weekends). In the meantime, we recommend looking through our website, which is full of useful information.
  • Is there a deadline for applications?
    No, you can apply for a place at any time during the school year (spaces permitting). Please get in touch with us to check our current availability.
  • Will my child need to take a test before they enrol?

    Yes, your child will sit an assessment as part of our admissions process. This ensures we can meet their learning needs and offer the right blend of challenge and support. Our assessments and interviews vary depending on the age of the child, but may include class observations and English speaking, writing, and cognitive ability tests. 

    All our lessons are taught in English, which is why it’s so important that your child is sufficiently fluent. Our expert English as an Additional Language (EAL) team will help students who need extra support.

  • What's included in your fees?
    Your child’s fees include school materials, most of our co-curricular activities, and secondary exams.
  • Can I visit the school?

    Yes, of course! We’d love to show you around. Get in touch with our admissions team who will organise a tour of our campus.

    If you can’t make it to Budapest, we’ll set up a one-to-one virtual discovery meeting via Microsoft Teams.

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COME AND SEE US IN BUDAPEST

Take the first step in your child’s journey to BISB by booking a personalised tour of our campus. If you can’t make it to Budapest, we can show you around online.

Visit Us
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