What we offer

Rygaards International School is one of the leading international schools in Denmark. We have an excellent reputation in providing an all-round education based on the English curriculum for 4 to 16 year olds.

Key facts

  • A Christian/Catholic, co-educational school that welcomes pupils of all faiths and cultures. We encourage the values of mutual respect and tolerance, an essential contributing factor to the warm and friendly atmosphere at Rygaards.
  • A modern, well-equipped private school with more than 1000 students representing 80 different nationalities.
  • High academic standards that are universally accepted are ensured, as students take standardized tests: IGCSE exams (Cambridge and Edexcel examination boards), NFER, English Progress, PIPS, InCAS, MidYIS, Yellis and SOSCA tests.
  • A NEASC (North American Association of Schools and Colleges) accredited school, offering students aged 4 to 16 an internationally recognised education.
  • An approved and flourishing Duke of Edinburgh International Award Centre.
  • Highly qualified, experienced and inspirational team of native English speaking teachers. Foreign language teachers, French and German, are also native speakers of the languages they teach.
  • Set in beautiful park grounds in suburban Hellerup, just 5 kilometres from the city centre. Convenient location easily accessible by bus and train.
  • Reasonable fees, as Rygaards is a non-profit school, subsidized by the Danish State.
  • A member of ECIS (The European Council of International Schools), DISN (Danish International Schools Network) and FAKS (The Association of Catholic Schools in Denmark).