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. 

Co-Curriculars Are Back

We are excited to announce that we are starting our co-curricular activities in Primary and Secondary School on Monday, September 13. Our goal is to offer activities in a safe environment that strengthens our student's interests, inquiries, and relationships. 

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Grade 1 Celebration

Starting Grade 1 marks a new chapter in the life of a child connected to feelings of excitement. We celebrated this important chapter in the life last Saturday. Our 42 first graders from 17 different nations put on their schoolbags and visited their classrooms for the first time. Most of all, the students were looking forward to the sugar cone filled with sweets and school supplies, which was handed over during the festive ceremony. 

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DIS Debating Tournament

We are pleased to host our first debating tournament on the occasion of our 25th Anniversary. The tournament will be held at the School Campus on the November 27-28, 2021, using the World Schools Debate format. All international school's debating clubs and clubs of local schools are welcome to attend. 

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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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DIS Becoming Eco-School

Great success! 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 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

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