Skip to main content
  • European School Bergen
    Molenweidtje 5
    1862 BC
  • T 31 72 589 01 09
  • E
  • W
  • Memberships: ESB is an official European School
  • State/Independent: State (US translation: public)
  • Lower School Ages: 4-10
  • Lower School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Lower School Numbers: 240 pupils
  • Middle School Ages: 11-17
  • Middle School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Middle School Numbers: 310 pupils
  • Senior School Ages: 18-19
  • Senior School Sexes: Co-ed
  • Teaching Language: English, French, Dutch
  • SEN: SEN considered case by case
  • Boarding: Not available
  • Uniform: No uniform
  • School Year: Sept-December, one week half term beginning of November; two week Christmas break; January – April, one week half term late Feb; one week spring break; April- July, one week half term late May
  • School Hours: Nursery & Primary 1 & 2: 9.00 - 13.10 (Mon & Thu until 16.25); Primary 3, 4 & 5: 9.00 - 16.25 (Wed & Fri until 13.10); Secondary: 9.00 - 16.25 (Mon –Fri)
  • Fee Currency: Euro
  • Fee Details: No application fees Nursery (age 4-6) €3,510.67 p.a. Primary (age 6-11) €4,827.23 p.a. Secondary (age 11-18) € 6,582.58 p.a. Children of the Joint Research Centre in Petten (EU) employees are exempt from fees Reduced fees for siblings Fees for Bourses Scolaires (available to French citizens)
  • Fee Extras: Optional transport service from Amsterdam: €4,298 per year, per child, for the full school year; school trips extra; after-school care organisation ‘Alles Kits’ applied and paid for separately
  • Religion: Non-denominational


  • The European Baccalaureate: The European Schools


  • None (school may be licensed, but is not independently accredited or inspected by recognised agency or organisation)
  • Inspections by the Board of Governors of the European Schools

Subscribe now for instant access to read the GSGI review.

Already subscribed? Login here.

To find out what's really inside the schools and how to choose the best one for your child!  

Only a subscription gives you access to

☑ 55 cities
☑ 734 schools listed - the good, the bad, the ghastly
☑ 213 schools reviewed - only the good
☑ Local knowledge of schools at your fingertips

The Good Schools Guide International - worth moving home for.

 GSG Blog >    In the news >

The Good Schools Guide newsletter

The Good Schools Guide Newsletter

Educational insight in your inbox. Sign up for our popular newsletters.

Career, relationship, children – can our daughters have it all?


For a limited time get one month's Good Schools Guide subscription free with any purchase of The Good Schools Guide to Boarding Schools.