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Institut International Saint-Dominique

Institut International Saint-Dominique

Via Igino Lega 5, 00189 Rome, Italy

+39 06 303 10817



Institut International Saint-Dominique
School type Co-educational Day & Boarding
Status Private
Head of School Bernard Lociciro
Language of Instruction English, French
Co-ed Age Range 2-18 years
Number of pupils 410
Day fees per annum €4,250 - €14,500 per annum
Weekly Boarding fees per annum €18,500 - €24,450 per annum
Boarding fees per annum €23,000 - €28,950 per annum
Authorised IB Programmes IBDP
Diploma Coordinator Nadine Hakme
Associations IB


Recognized for its educational philosophy, the Saint-Dominique Institute (ISD) is one of the most prestigious French schools in Italy that combines educational excellence and well-being. The Saint-Dominique Institute is a school of the international Odyssey group and for more than 10 years a partner school of the network of the Agency for French Education Abroad (AEFE) which has more than 500 schools around the world.

All our programs from kindergarten to high school are approved by the French National Ministry of Education. Our establishment offers excellent and multilingual education (French, Italian, English) from Pre-kindergarten to High school. ISD Rome is accredited with the International Baccalaureate Organization and opens an English-speaking International Section (PRE-IB GRADE 10) from September 2022 and the Diploma Programme for 2023-2024.

ISD, like all schools in the Odyssey network, provides its students with a French and international education allowing them to express the best of themselves and embark on a path of excellence that will open doors to the best universities in the world. We welcome our students in a dynamic, cosmopolitan environment where each member of the community can find his/her place and build lifelong bonds.

The learning environment plays an essential role in the development and success of each student, our spaces are designed to promote academic performance, curiosity, creativity and well-being of students through the integrated teaching of languages by teachers "mother tongue", sciences and data processing (presence of interactive screens touchscreen in the classrooms).

The boarding school: our exceptional campus on 6 hectares in a secure and green setting in the heart of a city steeped in history allows us to accommodate an increasing number of boarding students and to implement advanced teaching and learning methods. Saint-Dominique boarding school offers:

  • A multilingual education
  • A personalized support
  • A cultural, sports and artistic program

In this exceptional setting of 6 hectares, the students have the possibility whatever their age, their nationality and their sensitivity to accomplish their schooling from a personalized pedagogical and educational framework.

Our boarding school is driving the development of a quality educational offer that is also rich in human experiences, acquired through a community life that requires attention and respect in the relationship with others.

  • Double or single rooms
  • 5/7 days possible in boarding school
  • A dozen cultural and sporting activities offered


  • The language of the International Section is English and it is in this language that the majority of courses are delivered, however you can also study other languages at a very advanced level.
  • Small classes allow students to exchange and communicate very easily with each other but also with their teachers.
  • A wide choice of subjects associated with projects of solidarity, commitment and leadership make it possible to build and strengthen a recognized and sought-after academic profile.
  • Interactive classes: IB students are actors in their learning and deploy with their teachers a personalized strategy adapted to the challenges they set themselves.
  • The development of critical thinking via the Theory of Knowledge (ToK), the acquisition of skills and research (Extended Essay) lead the student to effectively master the tools that will lead him to success in the Diploma Programme exam.
  • A CAS coordinator (Creativity, Activity, Service) works with Diploma Programme students as they take initiative to organize their CAS project, reflect on their progress and achieve their goals. An IB coordinator organizes, plans and supports the work of students and teachers to carry out a fulfilling orientation project.

All of the modern infrastructure, digitized and adapted to the evolution of our pupils, allows a peaceful and successful schooling.

Welcome to the Saint-Dominique International Institute!