Open House | Tag der offenen Tür

The best way to find out more about School (K5-12) and Preschool (1-5 years) as well as student life is by experiencing it for yourself. Find out more about our upcoming virtual information events and open houses, and engage with us on social media. Join us at our visit to sample life as a DIS student. Upcoming opportunities:

> Secondary School (Grade 6-12) @ 8 February 2022 The event will be held online. | Veranstaltung findet online statt.
> Primary School (Grade 1-5) @ 15 March 2022 The event will be held online. | Veranstaltung findet online statt. 

These events will give you a great opportunity to hear all about life and study at Dresden International School, along with the chance to interact with our staff from leadership and admissions. 

If you are unable to participate in one of our next events, please contact us directly at +49 351 4400716 or email for individual arrangements.

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World citizens made in Dresden

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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The DIS Values

Our values are the behaviours we develop and practice in our school.





Comprehensive Education from Age 1 to Grade 12

News & Events

Celebrating 25 Years

The school year 2021-22 will be a special year in the school's history, as we celebrate our 25th Anniversary Year! In total, the number of students has grown from 13 in the year of the founding to 500 students from 50 nations, which impressively underlines the positive development and importance of the school. We can look back on a successful 25 years, and at the same time, we are looking forward to the future.

In recognition of this significant anniversary, we are planning to organize several activities - some large and some small. The activities and events are going to take place throughout the whole year. 

Facility Projects Completed

The new sports hall door has been installed, and the amphitheater has been restored. Currently, the approval process for using the sports hall with up to 600 people is underway. 

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Exploring the Past

Our grade 5 students have been immersed in a unit of inquiry about the former GDR (DDR). From field trips (Leipzig and Dresden), to speakers, to a human library, to reading, watching, and debating, our students have become true inquirers and truly inspired to understand how the past influences our lives today. 

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Happy Diwali

At DIS, we are strongly committed to Global Citizenship. This is based not only in the curriculum, but also in many other activities and events that shape our school. On Tuesday, November 2 we celebrated the start of the Indian festival of lights “Diwali” in our Primary and Secondary School. 

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DIS Debating Tournament

We are pleased to host our first debating tournament on the occasion of our 25th Anniversary. The two-day tournament, using the World Schools Debate format, is postponed to March 19-20, 2022. All international school's debating clubs and clubs of local schools are welcome to attend. 

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Alumni Get-Together

On May 6, 2022 we will celebrate the 25th anniversary of DIS with former students and teachers at the school campus. Let us have a big party with a teacher-student tournament, games, BBQ and dancing! Mark your calendars!

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DIS Digital Showcase

In the last months, we as a school have tried to do our best to support our 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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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

  • 25

    Years of Success

  • 500


  • 50

    Different Nations

  • 36

    Avg. DIS Diploma Points

  • 49

    After School Activities

  • 1:7

    Teacher Student Ratio

  • 155

    Digital Devices for Students

  • 70%

    Teacher with 10+ Years Experience

Patricia Schneidewind

Alumni Spotlight

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

Upcoming Events

Dentist Check Grades K5 - 7

School Campus

Dentist Check for Children aged 1-5

Preschool Campus

Lunar New Year

School Campus

Secondary School Info Night

School Campus

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