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:


  • International School Augsburg

    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.


  • At the International Montessori School Berlin, 110 children in grades 1-6 learn according to Maria Montessori principles. Our international students spend the school day in a bilingual language bath - German and English. The open all-day school offers education and care from 7.30 am to 6 pm.

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  • BBIS Berlin Brandenburg International School is a leading international day and boarding school offering three IB programmes in the Primary, Middle and Diploma years of schooling to students from over 60 countries. We inspire a lifelong love of learning and actively develop global citizenship in a welcoming, supportive environment.

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  • Berlin British School

    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.

  • Berlin Cosmopolitan School

    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.

  • Berlin International School

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

  • Berlin Metropolitan School

    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.

  • Charles Dickens Primary School Berlin

    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.

  • John F. Kennedy School Berlin

    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. 

  • Quentin Blake Europe School

    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.

  • Planatus Schule Berlin

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

  • Berlin Bilingual School

    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.

  • Freie Schule Anne-Sophie

    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.

  • Nelson Mandela School

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



  • International School Braunschweig-Wolfsburg

    The IS BS-WOB is a Cambridge certified school that offers a rigorous curriculum and checkpoint tests to ensure students learn at a high international standard. 




  • International Montessori School Dortmund

    Founded in 1907 by Dr. Maria Montessori, an Italian doctor and pedagogue, the IMSD uses "Montessori material" to build mental and manual skills as well as develop self-esteem, order and respect. 


  • Dresden International School

    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.



  • Franconian International School

    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.


  • International School Ruhr

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

  • Goethe Schule Essen

    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. 


  • 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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  • Leading IB World School since 1961. With two unique campuses in Oberursel and Wiesbaden, rigorous academics, a variety of performing and visual arts offerings, and a strong athletics program, Frankfurt International School truly provides students – and their families – with A World of Opportunities.

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  • Established in 2009, Strothoff International School is home to 380 students ages 3–19. It is the only school in the Rhine-Main area offering all three IB programmes. The friendly, international environment combines a rigorous approach to academics with the comfort of a welcoming family atmosphere.

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  • Metropolitan School Frankfurt

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

  • 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. 


  • SiS Swiss International School Friedrichshafen

    SIS is a private day school commited to consistent and genuine bilingual classroom instruction. The teaching philosophy is founded on clearly-defined core values such as honesty, integrity and personal responsibility. 


  • International School of Hamburg

    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.


  • International School Hannover Region

    For over 25 years, ISHR has been providing an international education to students from kindergarten through Grade 12 within a creative and caring environment. We are very proud of our beautiful city campus and our relentless focus on inspiring students to become lifelong-learners within a global context. We hope you enjoy learning more about our incredible school >>

  • Kämmer International Bilingual School

    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.


  • Heidelberg International School

    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. 


  • Josef-Schwarz Schule Phorms Education

    At this Phorms campus, students are encouraged to be enthusiastic and open-minded, and are provided an excellent bilingual education. 


  • SIS Swiss International School Ingolstadt

    SIS Ingolstadt provides a stimulating billingual education in modern surroundings. Here, team spirit and a positive learning atmosphere are key to student success.


  • Black Forest Academy

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


  • SIS Swiss International School Kassel

    SIS Kassel is committed to instilling clear conceptual, economic, organisational and social principles in their students, in order to prepare them to meet the challenges of today's world. 


  • Leipzig International School

    LIS – a fully accredited IB World School - is a non-profit co-educational day school for students from age 1 to age 18, who are part of Leipzig’s diverse international community. Founded in 1992 we now welcome more than 900 students from 70 countries. LIS focuses on developing students’ individual skills through a clear, curriculum-based structure. It is our aim to lead students to academic outcomes that open the doors to their institute of higher education of choice.



  • QSI International School of Münster

    QSI Munster bases its rigorous academics on US standards. Performance-based assessments ensure that all students are taught at a level that is challenging yet attainable. 


  • International School of Ulm/Neu-Ulm

    ISU offers an accredited, internationally-recognised and robust academic programme. It delivers an inclusive education that seeks to meet the needs of the whole child. 

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  • Neustadt International School

    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.



  • SBW International School Westpfalz

    The aim at ISW is to provide children with a high-quality education and help them build life skills such as respect, resilience, courage, empathy and self-confidence.


  • SIS Swiss International School Regensburg

    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. 


  • International School of Stuttgart

    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. 

  • Schule Schloss Salem

    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.

  • SIS Swiss International School Stuttgart-Fellbach

    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. 

  • Christian Life Academy Stuttgart

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


  • Thuringia International School

    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.