About Us

Qatar-Finland International School is an inspirational learning community, where success and well-being go hand in hand.
When we talk about offering world-class education, it is not just talk. The Finnish education concept is internationally acclaimed for its impressive track record in producing high-ranking student performance, while nurturing well-being for the whole learning community. We are proud to be the first Finnish International School in Qatar, powered by EduCluster Finland. This means that we live and breathe Finnish expertise in everything we do.


Qatar-Finland International School – Exemplary educational hub of overall well-being and outstanding learning results.


Qatar-Finland International school adapts Finnish expertise to the unique needs of the Qatari context to offer the best education in the State of Qatar. We focus on the overall wellbeing and the individual development of everyone to upbring active global citizens for a sustainable future. Being excellent in what we do enables us to serve as a learning hub for all educators and develop education on both national and international level.

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Finland’s primary education is the best in the world.”

The World Economic Forum (WEF), The Global Competitiveness Report 2017–2018: Primary Education

Finland ranks as the top OECD country in education.”

OECD, Better Life Index: Education

When we say ‘with us, learners study for life, not school’

we mean that our approach to education is deeply holistic. Not only do we inspire success, we also nurture well-being. We don’t think of our students as just students. We see them as complete people, who have their own way of learning, own interests and challenges, and who craft their own future. We think that in this ever-changing globalised world, academic skills alone are not enough. Our students are equipped with competence to apply knowledge they learn at school in their future ventures.

When we talk about teaching,

we never fail to mention that high quality teachers are the hallmark of Finland’s education system. That is why every teacher in our school has a teacher qualification and is trained in evidence-based teaching and learning methods used in Finland. As a centre of excellence, we also utilise this expertise to serve forward-thinking educators in GCC countries.

When we create a learning environment,

we don’t build it to impress parents or stakeholders. Our indoor, outdoor, and digital spaces are built around innovative teaching methods for the primary purpose of supporting our students on their learning journey. These spaces are carefully designed to be comfortable, flexible, and to inspire learning in all its forms.

When we say parents are welcome,

we mean it. We understand that parent participation is invaluable to the successful functioning of our school community, and that is why we value your ideas and take your feedback seriously. You are always welcome to visit and talk to us.