DIS Dresden International School gGmbH is a private school. The operating structure is a gemeinnützige Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung (gGmbH). This is a corporate structure similar to a not-for-profit company in the USA. As a registered corporation, the school is currently led by a Geschäftsführung (business leadership) of two officers, who report to the Association: the Director/CEO and Business Manager/CFO.

The Trägerverein is the sole shareholder of the school and hold the physical assets of the school. The Association acts as the Board of Trustees for Dresden International School. Members are elected by the association.The Board of Trustees does all in its power to maintain and develop excellent relations with the government authorities and agencies of the State of Saxony and the City of Dresden. DIS is recognised by the host state as an Ersatzschule (replacement school status) for grades 1-4 and as an Ergänzungsschule (supplementary school) for grades 5-12.

Board of Trustees

The sole shareholder association "Internationale Schule Dresden e.V.", is represented by the following members:

Mrs Prof. Constanze Geiert, Board Chair

Mr Prof. Dr. Michael Beitelschmidt

Mrs Prof. Dr. Anne Grapin-Botton

Mr Jens Heider

Mr Prof. Dr. Anthony Hyman

Mr Frank Schleicher

Mr Ralf Stölzel, Treasurer

Mrs Dr. Stephanie Taché




Board Responsibilities

  • Strategic planning and ensuring the long-term development and success of DIS
  • Overseeing the financial affairs and facilities of the school and approving the DIS budget
  • Evaluating the effectiveness of the School in achieving its mission
  • Appointing and evaluating the performance of the Directors


If you require any information on the role and function of the Association, please contact Constanze Geiert.


The following are the official policies of the Dresden International School.

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