Below is a list of some of Istanbul's exclusive private International pre-schools;

Schools located on the European side of Istanbul

Mama Montessori preschool & daycare

Location:Maslak, Istanbul

As a member of the European Montessori Network, Mama Montessori offers world-class education that aims to prepare our children not only for their post-kindergarten education but for all aspects of life in general ~ quoted from Mama Montessori preschool & daycare

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The British International School

Location: Zekeriyaköy/Sarıyer, Etiler/Besiktas Istanbul

Founded on the principles of traditional British education, The British International School Istanbul has programs aimed at playschool aged children all the way through to high school. The School has two preschools in Istanbul; one in Etiler (2.5 years - 4 years old) and the other at the purpose built campus in Zekeriyaköy (2.5 years - 4/6 years).

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The English International School of Istanbul

Location: 4.Levent

The English International School of Istanbul (TEIS) is open to both Turkish and foreign students and offers a British style curriculum to children aged between 2.5 and 6 years.


Eden’s Garden International Preschool

Location:Yeniköy, Istanbul

Offering quality, small-class preschooling in the English language, Eden's Garden International Preschool Istanbul services children aged between 2 and 6 years. The school also offers a nursery program, summer discovery camp and playgroup.

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Bosphorus International Preschool

Location: Emirgan, Istanbul

Set inside a beautiful villa on a hill overlooking the Bosphorus, Bosphorus International Preschool offers a preschool program in English along with a Turkish bilingual program. This Istanbul preschool focuses on children aged between 2 and 5 years.

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EuroSun International Early Learning Centre

Location: Bahçeşehir,Beylikdüzü Istanbul

INTERNATIONAL EUROSUN PRESCHOOLS were founded in 1995 under the Ministry of National Education, in Bahçeşehir, one of the best quarters in Istanbul for the purpose of meeting the requirements of families with high-level of expectations and extending the scope of Preschool Education.
INTERNATIONAL EUROSUN PRESCHOOLS is a member of Private Schools Association of Turkey. It has been one of the leading preschool institutions in the city since its inauguration. It is extended in other regions as Preschools and Study Schools over years. It is one of the best child care centers.

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Schools located on the Asian side of Istanbul

Keystone International School

location:Dragos, in the Kartal district

Keystone International School was established to provide children with a holistic educational environment from the age of 1 all the way up to Grade 8. We also offer preschool programs in the Erenkoy neighborhood in the Kadıköy district.
Keystone aims to provide children with the skills necessary to become independent, responsible, environmentally and socially conscientious citizens of the world. We provide dedicated Mommy & Me Early-learning classes, Playgroup, Preschool, Kindergarten, Primary School and Middle School Education programs.

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Istanbul International School


offers affordable, parent-friendly, child centred, professional, sensible, multicultural, secular education by dedicated, talented staff. Experienced, native English speaking teachers.

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