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.

See how we do it

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

Honoring Amazing Educator

Our Physical Education teacher René Fest (Preschool & Primary School) was honored with the Christa Peterson International Teacher Award. The award recognizes faculty who have demonstrated outstanding leadership in strengthening our school’s international-mindedness (...)

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Excellent IB Results

Our Class of 2021 gained excellent International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma exam results. Thirty-seven students sat the IB examinations this year and they earned an average score of 36 points. One student scored a perfect score of 45 points. Outstanding! Check out our amazing IB results this year. 

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Student Golf Tournament

Our DIS Student Golf Team is delighted to invite all students (Grades 3-12) and DIS Alumni to their 3rd DIS Student Golf Tournament on Saturday, September 18, 2021 at the golflub Herzogswalde near Dresden. All students, no matter from which school, can participate. Save your spot now!

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PYP Exhibition

Our Grade 5 students presented their PYP exhibition to the community in June. This is a culminating experience for all students in the final year of Primary Years Programme (PYP) and a celebration as students move from the Primary School into the Secondary School starting in Grade 6. During the last two (...)

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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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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

    Different Nations

  • 33

    Avg. DIS Diploma Points

  • 49

    After School Activities

  • 1:7

    Teacher Student Ratio

  • 155

    Digital Devises 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

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