Dushanbe International School was founded as a joint venture between Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Tajikistan and Shelale Educational Corporation in 1997. The management of the School and teachers/staff were mainly provided by the Corporation. Starting from January 2017 the MFA of Tajikistan has taken over the shares of the Corporation and became the only owner of the School. Now the School’s full name is State Educational Institution-Dushanbe International School. The School is governed by Tajik Diplomatic Service which is one of the departments in the MFA of Tajikistan. Tajik Diplomatic Service designates a director who is responsible from all educational and management process of the School.