Dubai Healthcare City,
Phase 2, Al Jaddaf,
Dubai, PO Box 505002
United Arab Emirates

Main: +971 4 375 0600

Admissions: +971 4 375 0600

Human Resources: +971 4 375 0600



The Swiss International Scientific School in Dubai (SISD) is a leading international day and boarding school where future generations are inspired to become confident and enthusiastic lifelong learners, ready to embrace the opportunities and challenges of a global world. SISD is a unique school in the heart of Dubai where children from all over the world can live and thrive in a multilingual and multicultural environment. Following the framework of the International Baccalaureate, SISD offers an exceptional education focused on both academic excellence and personal growth. The school is an inspiring place for students to learn, with a 70,000 square metre campus that has been designed by leading architects to meet the highest expectations. Filled with natural light, the spacious classrooms, libraries, laboratories and sports facilities have all been designed to engage children and encourage learning. The Impressive eco-friendly campus also ensures that SISD can offer a wide range of sporting facilities that make the most of the location adjacent to Dubai Creek. The facilities include, an Olympic sized swimming pool, 400 metre indoor and outdoor running tracks, 2 tennis courts, natural grass football pitches, 2 multi sports halls, weight and cardio rooms, dance studios and a new state of the art 600 seat Auditorium.

With English serving as the foundation students at SISD also speak, read and write in French or German and Arabic. Students have the option of entering one of the immersive bilingual programmes in either of the Swiss languages of French and German, or study in the bilingual English stream with one daily lesson of French or German. As global citizens SISD celebrates diversity, treating all languages and cultures with equal respect. The international programmes reflect a sincere commitment to a Swiss vision of excellence in education, and the team of international teachers is made up of highly qualified professionals, who all share one goal: to provide quality education to all our children in a caring, nurturing and supportive environment.

SISD follows the framework of the International Baccalaureate (IB) programme from Pre-KG to Grade 12, with the option of the Swiss Baccalaureate programme from Grade 6 onwards. SISD is an IB Continuum World School authorised to offer and teach the IB Primary Years Programme (PYP), IB Middle Years Programme (MYP) and IB Diploma Programme (DP). As an IB world school, SISD shares a commitment to high quality, challenging, and international education, with the approach to learning at SISD encouraging creativity, problem-solving and good decision-making. Students are encouraged to take risks, become compassionate lifelong learners and responsible citizens, who care for one another and contribute to a strong society through intercultural understanding and respect.

Boarding at SISD

SISD offers full and weekly boarding options to girls and boys ages 11-18. The newly furnished boarding houses have four floors each, with 14 rooms and En-suite bathrooms in each for a total capacity of 100 students per house. Boarders are offered outstanding levels of pastoral care, reflecting the commitment to creating a genuine home away from home. Every boarding house has its own carefully selected staff, who care for the boarder’s welfare and practical needs. The staff live alongside the boarders and they are always on hand to offer support, guidance and advice, along with the support of the school’s fully equipped medical Centre.

Boarding students follow a structured routine which encourages them to get the most out of their time, homework and tutoring sessions are supervised with help and support given when necessary. Full boarders enjoy a range of enthralling evening and weekend activities in Dubai, that make the most of being located in such a vibrant and dynamic city.