International schools in Germany

International schools in Germany

Looking for an international school in Germany for your child or children? We’ve put together a list of the best-known schools for expats:


  • The International School Augsburg (ISA) is a private all-day school situated in Gersthofen, a town near Augsburg. Established in 2005, the ISA currently teaches 350 students.

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  • The Berlin Brandenburg International School is a international English-language day and boarding school. BBIS brings together over 700 students and 100 academic staff from over 20 countries worldwide.

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  • The first British school in Berlin was opened in September 1994 with 84 children from 23 different countries. Initially only offering primary education, it now offers secondary education including both the IGCSE and the IB.

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  • The BCS is a non-profit international school with a focus on the sciences, music and dance. Founded in 2004, the school 2004 boasts two campuses and about 700 students from over 45 different countries.

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  • Berlin International School offers both nationally- and internationally-recognized educational opportunities from first grade through to the end of secondary school.

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  • The oldest international school in the centre of Berlin, the Berlin Metropolitan School teaches 1.000 students from 52 countries, using the best international and national curriculum programmes.

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  • The Charles Dickens Primary School was opened in 1971. In 1992 the school added a Europe Branch, with the aim of teaching German- and English-speaking children together.

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  • Founded in 1960, the JFK School welcomes up to 700 children from all over the world every year. Sports, music, drama and art all play an important role in all levels of school life. 

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  • The biggest facilty within the Phorms education network offers three departments, nusery, primary and secondary education, all under one roof. Berlin Mitte prides itself on its core concept of billingual education. 

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  • At SIS Berlin, children from preschool through to secondary school benefit from a consistently billingual school model. Teaching is based on the Berlin state curriculum and supplemented with international aspects.

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  • Berlin Süd boasts the second-largest landmarked grounds in Berlin. The campus combines history with nature and modern school equipment, to provide an ideal learning environment for children and students.

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  • The QBES is a public primary school with a special focus on billingual education. The school is named after Quentin Blake, best known as the illustrator of Roald Dahl's books.

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  • Providing optimal learning conditions, Planatus has two kindergartens, as well as a primary and a secondary school, with a focus on mathematics and science. 

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  • Berlin Bilingual School offers high-quality, affordable education for English-German and other multi-lingual children. The school provides a challenging curriculum for children whose families have settled in Berlin.

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  • The Freie Schule Anne-Sophie does not decribe itself as a traditional school. Its central focus is providing childen with comprehensive support in a modern environment, helping them to acquire both social and academic skills.

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  • Defining itself as a "miniature United Nations", the Nelson Mandela School provides quality bilingual education to children from over 60 different countries. 

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  • Bonn International School is a learning community that empowers and inspires excellence in its students. The school has a student-teacher ratio of 8:1 and a first choice university acceptance rate of 92 percent.

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  • The IBIS's purpose is to facilitate an education that develops childen socially, morally, emotionally and physically, while cultivating an atmosphere of honesty, tolerance and respect. 

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  • The ISB is the first international school in Germany to have been awarded "MINT-EC Partner School" status, making it part of the MINT-EC National Excellence Network of Upper Secondary Schools. 

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  • Excellent education, tailored to each student every day. The CIS offers children truly billingual learning, from elementary school right through to the end of their secondary studies.

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  • Opened in 1985, St. George's has developed from a small English primary school to an international day and boarding school for pupils of all ages. The driving point behind their success is the children's love for the school.

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  • A bilingual private school, BilinGO teaches German and English as native languages while following the official curriculum of North Rhine-Westphalia.

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  • Dresden International School is a premier IB World School in Saxony. The school has a diverse community of students and teachers that practice the highest standards of rigour in teaching and learning.

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  • The Franconian International School is an IB World School with high expectations and rigorous educational standards. The FIS aims to inspire students to become well-rounded citizens commited to the service of humanity.

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  • The ISR aims to provide a high quality of education by focusing on individual potential and the holistic development of your child. 

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  • The Goethe Schule introduces children to a multilingual concept, which includes Latin. The school applies the Latin phrase "mens sana in corpore sano" (a healthy mind in a healthy body) to every aspect of learning. 

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  • ISF International School Frankfurt Rhein-Main (ISF) is a member of the global SABIS® Network. Founded in 1995, ISF is a private school providing a world-class education to over 800 students, Kindergarten through Grade 12, from 50 countries around the world. Our students enjoy a robust and highly digitalized academic curriculum as well as a rich extracurricular and sports program.

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  • SIS Swiss International School is a group of private day schools offering bilingual education from kinder[1]garten through to college. The SIS programme is centred on consistent bilingual classroom instruction and peer experience in the national language and English. SIS is a company of the Kalaidos Swiss Education Group which belongs to the Klett Group Germany.

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  • Frankfurt International School

    At FIS, staff encourage children to make connections across academic disciplines and challenege them to reach their highest potential as individuals. 

  • Metropolitan School Frankfurt

    Metropolitan School Frankfurt is an IB World School with a clear international profile, offering an outstanding and inspirational education.

  • Strothoff International School

    As a multilingual school, Strothoff International offers an excellent education in a friendly, motivating, concept-driven and inquiry-based learning environment.

  • Phorms School Frankfurt

    The Phorms campus in Frankfurt City houses the primary school and reception. Here, 250 children aged between 5 and 10 are taught in German and English.

  • Phorms School Frankfurt-Taunus

    The Phorms Frankfurt Taunus campus holds the secondary school. The school strives to fully prepare students for tertiary studies or vocational training anywhere in the world. 

  • Taunus International Montessori School

    TIMS is an English school with two age groups: 3-6 years and 1-3 years. TIMS follows the philosophy and methods developed by Dr. Maria Montessori.

  • Accadis International School Bad Homburg

    At Accadis International School, internationality, foreign languages, scientific foundation, practice-orientation and personality development thread their way into all areas of learning. 

  • International School Mainfranken

    ISM strives to provide a high quality education for its international learning community. The focus at ISM is to foster critical thinking skills, subject specific knowledge and personal development. 

  • European School RheinMain

    The ESRM pursues the "Basic Principles and Objectives" expressed by the Secretary General of European Schools. This includes proficiency in foreign languages, confidence in cultural identity, and a well-rounded education. 

  • Obermayr International School

    Teaching 500 pupils, the Obermayr school provides a billingual education throughout all stages of school, from secondary modern to grammar to upper secondary.

  • Erasmus School Frankfurt

    The Erasmus School in Frankfurt offers highly-effective trilingual and progressive learning. The programme is not only engaging for children but also allows parents to balance their careers and family lives. 

  • International Bilingual Montessori School

    IBMS supports children within the Montessori ethos, providing individual support and a holistic education, instilling the values of respect and responsibility and helping to acquire social competence and self-esteem.

  • European School Frankfurt

    The European Schools are official educational establishments controlled jointly by the governments of the Member States of the European Union. 

  • Fintosch School

    Flintosch School is an international nursery and billingual primary school. The school's aim is to integrate children into our increasingly international society from an early age.



  • At ISH, programmes, policies and purpose are all united in the shared values that make the development of the students the most important concept to the school.

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  • At the Phorms campus in Frankfurt, students are given a truly billingual education. This is supplemented by one-on-one support and measures that provide students with scope to develop their strengths.

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  • The International School Campus aspires to become a leader in 21st-century international education. They offer students an academically-rigorous and balanced educational experience

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  • The ISHR's mission is to deliver an international education within a creative and caring environment to enable students to become life-long learners and open-minded, compassionate citizens. 

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  • KIBS have developed a different form of education that meets the educational demands of the future; a bilingual school under German law, teaching the German curricula, but with English as the target language.

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  • HIS believes that education is the key to individuals becoming responsible global citizens. Respect is a fundamental aspect of this and the school strives to make students knowledgeable, balanced, reflective and principled. 

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  • A Cambridge-accredited school, the BFA is a international Christian boarding school situated on the southwestern edge of the Black Forest. 

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  • Spacious, idyllic campus in Southern Bavaria. 1200 students from 65 nations, aged 4-18. Easy access from Munich via private school buses. Fully accredited IB World School. IB average 36 points (global avg. = 29.9). Makers’ Spaces, 8-lane track, iPads/laptops, libraries, and more.

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  • A leading International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in Germany offering all 4 IB programmes. Two campuses (Munich-Schwabing and Haimhausen in the north of Munich). 1,150 students from 61 nations, ages 3 to 19. IB Diploma average score of 37 points (global avg. 33). Makerspaces, iPads & MacBooks (1:1), extensive after school activities, Eco school, bus shuttle and more.

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  • St George’s British International School

    St. George's has three core values - inspire, value and grow - that it instills in its pupils to educate and develop them throughout their formative years.

  • Jan Amos Comenius Grundschule

    An elementry school that follows the Bavarian Education Plan, this school teaches in both German and English, using the immersion method. 

  • International Bilingual School Munich

    The IBSM provides an inspiring, bilingual learning environment to give its students a first-class international education. 

  • European School Munich

    Founded in 1977 when European integration was a desirable goal and shared dream, the ESM represents an educational system which guarantees European languages and cultural diversity for all.

  • Phorms Campus Munich

    The Phorms Campus in Munich houses a nursery, primary and secondary schools. Children are taught in both English and German throughout their school career and follow the Bavarian curriculum.

  • Jules Verne Campus

    At the Jules Verne Campus the philosophy is for children to enjoy learning every day. Their principles have been developed to ensure that this philosophy can be upheld throughout the school. 

  • Obermenzinger Gymnasium

    The Obermanzinger Gymnasium focuses on holistic personality development and offers a rhythmic daily routine that alternates between classroom instruction, independent learning and creative activities.



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  • The ISN is a house of learning, where teachers, students and parents work together to engage children in commited and active learning, focusing on individual potential and holistic development.

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  • At SIS Regensburg, children from pre-school through primary and secondary school are taught according to the principles of the school's bilingual model. Commitment and repect are core values of the school community. 

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  • ISS offers a diverse, experiential and student-centred curriculum to a co-educational, multi-cultural student body. At the ISS subject rigor and character development are fostered, tradition is valued and innovation is embraced. 

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  • Schule Schloss Salem draws upon the rich Judeao-Christian and humanistic traditions of Europe and aspires to build characters who are able and willing to take on responsibility for themselves and others.

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  • SIS Stuttgart-Fellbach is the oldest of the six German SIS schools. Here, an international team of native-speaking teachers cater for an international education with local insight. 

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  • The Christian Life Acadamy pledges to be fully responsible for helping all students to develop cognitively, socially, emotionally, physically and spiritually. 

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  • ThIS is the only international school in the State of Thuringia. It is dedicated to offering students a rigorous training programme that is intended to prepare students for a changing world and a demanding future. 

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