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European School Bergen (Netherlands) is an EU-supported, multi-lingual (English, French, Dutch) Primary school, which uses the European Baccalaureate curriculum. Science is important because of its ties to JRC Petten.

  • European School Bergen
    Molenweidtje 5
    1862 BC
  • T 31 72 589 01 09
  • E [email protected]
  • W
  • 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
  • Memberships: ESB is an official European School
  • State/Independent: State (US translation: public)


  • The European Baccalaureate: The European Schools


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

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