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International Institute of Higher Education

Liceo Scientifico Paritario
Liceo Linguistico Paritario

Andersen International High school provides firm academic foundations.
We aim at uniting the best of the English Curriculum and Italian five-year academic program, offering the opportunity to enrol in both universities in Italy and abroad.
Andersen is a rapidly growing community who’s aim is offering a higher education in line with the best academic programs. Thanks to the small number of students per class, our students will benefit from a high level of individual attention and an attentive system of academic mentoring by qualified professionals.
Our teaching plans are shaped on the needs of future generations, who will live in an increasingly complex and multicultural reality, through the use of the English language.

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The best choice for Your future

Our Offer:

  • An International English and “Paritaria” High School with native English teachers.
  • A path designed to acquire a solid study method suitable for the university context.
  • Scientific subjects in English: this approach allows students to immediately acquire a technical language for studying in universities all over the world.
  • Individual devices are provided by the school to each student as part of the Computer Technology and Graphic Design program.
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Highly qualified English native Teachers

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Small number of students per class

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Excellent Educational Program

Andersen International High School

The only International High School in Italy that follows the Italian National Curriculum carrying out subjects in English, with mother tongue English teachers and placing an important emphasis on the scientific and mathematical subjects.

Contact us and request information to find out about the educational offer of our Scientific International High School: get to know our teachers, discover our programs and all our extra-school activities!

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School facilities

Spaces for teaching ... and more!

Classrooms and Laboratories

Equipped with all the necessary tools for all subjects, all our classrooms are designed to make each lesson a more than perfect training experience!

Library

For those students who appreciate studying in a calm and silent environment, we offer 2 large libraries (Italian and English) for individual work and group projects.

Gyms and large outdoor spaces

We are aware of the importance of sport. We offer large outdoor spaces with sports fields dedicated to physical activity and 3 gyms full of equipment and sports equipment.

To access the best universities

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Starting from the third year of High School we offer 3 optional courses to prepare for university tests:

Biology (in English), Economy and Finance (in English), Design (in Italian)

A scientific high school that provides traditional subjects of the Italian curriculum (Mathematics, Italian, Latin, Geo-History, Art) with other disciplines which will be proposed in English by native English teachers in possession of a PGCE (teaching qualification).

 

The disciplines proposed in English are: English Language and Literature (6 lessons per week in the first two years, and 4 lessons per week in the last three years) Science, Maths and Information Computer Technology.

 

In the daily school methodology, critical thinking, cooperative learning and learning by doing are widely applied.

 

1st and 2nd years of High school in detail:

 

Scientific and mathematical enhancement
- Mathematics : 5 lessons (4 of which are in Italian and 1 in English)
- Science : 2 lessons in English with laboratory activities
- Physics : 2 lessons (1 in Italian and 1 in English) with laboratory activities


Development of digital skills and computational thinking
- Storia dell’arte e disegno: 2 lezioni in Italiano


Enhancement of the English language
- English language and Literature : 6 lessons (4 of which language and literature and 2 for the development of transversal skills, such as listening / speaking, debates, presentations)
The entry level for incoming students must correspond to a B2/First (formerly Cambridge English First FCE) to reach a Cambridge C1 Advanced level (also known as Cambridge English: Advanced CAE).


Skills of active citizenship
The program aims to give students the valuable opportunity to address crucial and controversial topics and discuss them with highly qualified specialists during an annual session of meetings


Italian language and literature
- Italian : 4 lessons of Italian language and literature: vocabulary, communication, writing, analysis of recent literary texts

 

Latin
- Latin : 3 lessons of morphosyntax and Latin civilization

 

Geo- History
- Geo-History: 2 lessons (contextualization in space and time of the evolution of demographic, cultural and economic phenomena)

 

3rd , 4th and 5th years of High school in detail:


Scientific and mathematical enhancement
- Mathematics : 4 lessons following the Italian curriculum
- Science: 3 lessons in English with laboratory activities
- Physics : 3 lessons following the Italian curriculum, with laboratory activities

 

Development of digital skills and computational thinking
- Art history : 1 lesson in Italian
- Computer graphics : 1 lesson in English
Focusing on the history of architecture, with elements of the history of the city as the study of artistic phenomena.


Philosophy
- Philosophy : 3 lessons in the history of philosophy with particular regard to the evolution of scientific thought.

 

Enhancement of the English language
- English language and Literature : 4 lessons (2 of which language and literature and 2 of transversal skills development, such as listening / speaking, debates, presentations).
The entry level for incoming students must correspond to a Cambridge C1 Advanced, also known as Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE), to reach the equivalent of the IELTS International English Language testing system.

 

History
- History : 2 lessons (from the Middle Ages to the present day with insights into active citizenship)

 

Acquisition and development of knowledge and skills in disciplines
in preparation for university education


-2 optional lessons chosen from:
Economics and finance in English (oriented towards economic and financial faculties in English)
Or
Biology in English (oriented towards faculties such as: Medicine, Biology, Biotechnology and others in English)
Or
Design in Italian (orientation to the faculties of Engineering, Architecture and Design).

 

In addition, are offered:


- use of the language lab equipped with IT and multimedia tools
- use of the LRC (Library Research Center), a library and multimedia library
- experiences of interaction with other national and international realities through cultural exchanges
- use of our campus of 15,000 square meters, 3 gyms, scientific laboratories and programming and robotics labs
- extracurricular language courses in preparation for international certificates
- musical instrument lessons
- all the classrooms have interactive whiteboards

+39 02 7000 6580

Via Don Carlo San Martino 8, 20133 Milano