Welcome to our Admissions!

We’re delighted that you want to explore Dresden International School.

As a proud IB World School, we offer a very comprehensive and challenging International Baccalaureate (IB) curriculum for children and young adults from preschool starting at the age of one to grade 12 on two campuses.

Our students are focused on developing the skills to creatively collaborate on the challenges of the future. We encourage their growth into changemakers who can work at both local and global levels to create a world with environmental, economic, and social well-being for everyone.

Even during the Covid-19 pandemic our Admissisons office remained available for inquiries and continued to process applications and provided admission decisions. Personal school tours can now take place again with the necessary security precautions. In addition to this, we offer virtual school tours and individual video call consultations. We are looking forward to showing you our school and answering any questions you may have - both personally or virtually.  Please contact our Admissions Officer, Katrin Schreiber, to schedule your appointment or if you have questions.

+49 351 44 007 16 admissions@dresden-is.de

Open Places in Preschool (Kita)

Looking ahead to the new school year 2021/2021, we will be starting a new group of 1-2-year-olds from August 2021. This group will have a capacity for 12 toddlers.

Likewise, we would like to welcome new children in our 2-3-year-olds, and 3 and 4 year old groups as well as in our preschool class of the 5-year-olds on the school campus. 

For the remaining school year 2020/21 we offer places in the group with 1-2-year-olds. You may place your child on the waiting list for the other classes. If you are interested, please contact our Admissions Coordinator Ms. Schreiber for further information. She will be happy to arrange individual appointments. 

World Citizens made in Dresden

We seek students who demonstrate a spirit of curiosity, empathy and passion about their world. We strive to create an authentic learning community in which we genuinely get to know, value and nurture each and every student, and his or her unique skills and strengths.

We appreciate that choosing the right school for your child is an enormous decision and we are here to help as you move through the admissions process.

We are looking forward to getting to know you, answering your questions and helping you through the transition process.

Make an Appointment

Come visit our campus and see firsthand what makes DIS so special.


The admissions process is coordinated by Katrin Schreiber. If you are interested in registering your child for admission, we invite you to contact Ms. Schreiber. She can be reached by email or by phone.

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  1. Valuing the acquisition of learning skills (learning how to learn).
  2. Preparing for life-long learning through practical education (field trips and outdoor education).
  3. Encouraging children to become informed and confident decision-makers.
  4. Preparing students to become active members of local and global communities.
  5. Developing social skills in an accepting environment.
  6. Developing the whole person (e.g., after-school sports, music, drama, art, desktop publishing, web page design, etc.).
  7. Involving community members in school partnerships.
  8. Taking advantage of English as the primary language of instruction and communication.
  9. Teachers using ‚best practice’ teaching materials from the UK, US, Canada, and Germany.
  10. Deutsch wird auch hier gesprochen. Learning German on a daily basis (as mother-tongue or as a foreign language) in small groups.