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

Visual Arts Exhibition


This year's DP Visual Arts Class of Dresden International School (DIS) presents a virtual exhibition covering a range of creative works along with artistic exploration of the two-year course.

Despite the devastating impact the pandemic has had on their artistic development, the DP Visual Arts students of 2021 have managed all evoking challenges with resilience and grace.

Themes of the exhibition cover investigation of childhood and cultural roots, existentialism, the surreal world of the conscious, the power of colored textures, and the interaction of shapes and space, using different styles like Abstrakt art, Surrealist realism, symbolism, realism, and photography.

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Graduation 2021

5 June 2021

On June 5, our Class of 2021 with 38 students is graduating. We are looking forward to organizing the best graduation ceremony possible for our students under the current public health regulations. Our students and families deserve nothing less for the hard work, achievements and commitment made over the years. 

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Easter Surprises

In our Preschool, our students learn about holidays from around the world. By making Easter baskets, our preschoolers used seasonal crafts for developing fine motor skills and for working with different materials. 

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Student Council Connects

Members of the DIS Student Council Leadership Team had an amazing opportunity to join the newly organized annual GISSC conference (German International School Student Council). The annual event was created with the intent to promote communication, share ideas, establish goals, and even develop plans for future projects. 

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Home Language Week

As an IB World School, we value the linguistic and cultural diversity of our community. We foster and support all of our students’ languages. Before Easter Break we celebrated the languages we speak at our DIS Primary School through a variety of activities and engagements.

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DIS Becoming Eco-School

We were recognized as Eco-School which is committed to sustainable development. This important certification offers DIS the guidance needed in its journey towards providing a valuable Education for Sustainable Development of our students. 

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Anti-Racism Statement

In responding to the act of racial violence and injustice DIS staff and school leaders have drafted a statement which we shared with our community. Within our Anti-Racism Statement to the DIS Community, we have indicated how we intend to work on concrete measures that address and counter racism in our work as educators.

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DIS as a Digital Showcase

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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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

  • 500


  • 50

    Student Nationalities

  • 33

    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

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

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