Phased Reopening from May 18

Update 15.5.2020

In accordance with official guidance and the required flexibility according to our school's specific situation DIS is planning for a phased return to campus for all grades from this date. The specific arrangements for the return of students in each division and campus have been sent to parents by our Principals. This includes strict guidelines on the necessary health and hygiene controls that parents, staff and students must support and strictly follow.

The teams are busy preparing to welcome students back to campus. In doing so our aim is to provide the best possible care for our students and to ensure the health and well-being of our community. Changes and information will be displayed here updated regularly as new data is received.

Prospective Parents and Interested Families
Although campus is only partial open, the Admissions office remains available for inquiries and will continue to process applications and provide admission decisions. Information about admissions process and contact details are here available.


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Dresden International School is the premier IB World School in Saxony offering a full-day programme for students from age one to Grade 12. Our school is a diverse community of learners that practice the highest standards of rigour in learning and teaching. We prepare students as successful international citizens, through a rounded education taught in English. Students become successful and independent learners and compassionate citizens, who are prepared for high academic achievement in school and in universities throughout Germany and worldwide.

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News & Events

Health and Safety First

Nine weeks after the school has been closed because of the covid 19 pandemic we welcome back most of our classes to preschool and school campus on May 18. Highest priority is of course the health and safety of our students and staff. We ask our students and parents to read the hygiene and physical distance agreements carefully. The health certification has to be completed daily.

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DIS as a Digital Showcase School

In the last month, we as a school have tried to do our best to support your children through these unprecedented times. So far, the feedback from parents has been very encouraging. Indeed, the most important news agency in Germany, die Deutsche Presse Agentur (dpa), just called our school a digital showcase school (“Digitale Vorzeigeschule”).

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Muzoon Visiting DIS

DIS is honoroured to welcome Muzoon Almellehan Unicef goodwill ambassador and Dresden Peace Prize winner to Dresden International School. At 14 years old Muzoon left her home in Syria and took only her school books with her. Telling her story and sharing how important it is for people to use their voice. “I believe in young people for the future!”

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Preschool Campus

The preschool students (ages 1-5) learn in a beautiful, historic villa with large grounds in Dresden-Blasewitz. The environment is child centred, based on best early childhood learning practices provided by highly qualified, dedicated and caring staff.


School Campus

Students from Kindergarten and from Grade 1 to Grade 12 study at the school campus in Dresden-Altstadt. The modern campus facilities with a large sports hall offer excellent opportunities for students to progress in their learning successfully at all ages.


Why DIS Scores Highly

  • 24

    Years of Success

  • 510


  • 50

    Student Nationalities

  • 34

    Avg. DIS Diploma Points

  • 49

    After School Activities

  • 1:7

    Teacher Student Ratio

  • 155

    Computers for Students

  • 70%

    Teacher with 10+ Years Experience

Patricia Schneidewind

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Being taught in an environment where humanism, empathy, and the importance of being an independent thinker and embracing a life-time of learning has at its core set the foundation for my work in Human Rights and Development.

  • 98%

    DIS IB Diploma Pass Rate

  • 94%

    DIS Students attending University

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