Welcome to IST

A school for all

High Quality Learning


About the school

International School Telemark (IST) is a private international school located in Porsgrunn, Vestfold-Telemark county in Norway.  

Study at IST

We offer the International Baccalaureate curriculum and a positive social environment for students from Grade 1 to Grade 10.

IB world school

IST is a member of the following organizations:

  • The Educational Collaborative for International Schools
  • Nordic Network of International Schools
  • Council of International Schools


View our brochure and learn more about what IST can offer.
Girl drawing


See the following links for further documentation about IST:

  • IST Strategic plan
  • School brochure
  • Key documents (rules, regulations, policies and systems)

School calendar

I know if it wasn't for IST, I would not be where I am today, and for that I am really grateful!

Student 2010