Bavarian International School (BIS)
|Year of Foundation||1991|
|Enrollment Phase / Grades||Early Childhood (Kindergarten) – Grade 12|
|Number of students||1200|
|Nationalities||More than 60|
|Teacher Student Ratio||1:7,5|
|Accreditations||IB World School, ECIS, CIS, NEASC, AAIE, BTEC, AGIS, AISB|
|Headmaster||Dr. Chrissie Sorenson|
|Yearly Tuition Fee (Min)||learn more on the website.|
|Yearly Tuition Fee (Max)||learn more on the website.|
Open Days 2022-2023 – register here:
BIS City Campus – Early Childhood/Kindergarten & Primary School
– Wednesday, 30 November 2022, 13:00 – 15:00
– Tuesday, 7 February 2023, 9:00 – 11:00
– Thursday, 9 March 2023, 9:00 – 11:00
BIS Haimhausen Campus – Early Childhood/Kindergarten & Primary School
– Thursday, 9 February 2023, 9:00 – 11:00 (for Early Childhood & Grade 1)
BIS Haimhausen Campus – Secondary School
– Thursday, 16 February 2023, 10:00 – 12:00
– Tuesday, 25 April 2023, 10:00 – 12:00
Virtual Visit Videos (students, teachers, parents): click here
Changemakers for a new tomorrow
Across both BIS campuses, in Munich-Schwabing and Haimhausen, education for around 1,200 students from more than 60 nations takes place under the philosophy “Believe. Inspire. Succeed.” Approximately 180 teachers from all over the world act as mentors, inspiring students and imparting values and future skills along with academic knowledge. BIS teachers use a highly individualised approach, taking into account the strengths and weaknesses of each global citizen under their care.
“At BIS, we tailor our students’ preparation for the new world of tomorrow, where85% of future jobs are not even known today,” says Dr. Chrissie Sorenson, Head of School and Executive Board of Bavarian International School. In the globalised world, students require outstanding language and communication skills, an intercultural mindset, digital-technological excellence, teamwork and an innovative spirit.
BIS offers unique learning conditions with state-of-the-art technological equipment and holistic education far beyond the curriculum. Around 80 “After School Activities” per week are complemented by special programmes such as European Environmental School, Model United Nations or The Duke of Edinburgh’s International Award. At the BIS City Campus on Leopoldstrasse, after-school care is available until 6 p.m..
BIS is a private, non-profit, all-day school (kindergarten, preschool, primary school, and secondary school) and is one of the best international schools in Germany and Europe.
In the last two years, the BIS graduating class scored 37 or 36 points on average in their final IB Diploma Programme exams, which is equivalent to a 1.8 or 2.0 Abitur grade in the German state system. These IB scores are much better than the worldwide average.
BIS is the only International Baccalaureate (IB) World School in Germany to offer all four IB programmes (PYP, MYP, DP, CP). An IB degree opens doors to the best universities in the world – from Oxford to Harvard to the TUM or LMU in Germany.
Open Days 2022-23 – register here:
– Academic excellence (BIS IB Diploma average score in the last two years: 37 and 36 points, equivalent to 1.8 and 2.0 Abitur grade in the state system and well above the worldwide average)
– 21 languages offered
– Technological expertise: 1:1 programmes with iPads, Helpdesk and IT Team
– Extensive extracurricular programme
(80 After School Activities per week) and After School Care programme until 5 or 6 pm at City Campus
– Signature programmes like European Eco-school, Model United Nations, The Duke of Edingburgh´s International Award
– After School Care programme until 5 or 6 pm at City Campus
– Counselling, wellbeing and learning support programmes – Career and university counselling
– Career and university counselling
– School bus transportation at both campuses
– School catering by ORGANIC GARDEN
BIS Haimhausen Campus
Phone: +49 (0)8133 – 917 203
BIS City Campus München
Phone: +49 (0)89 – 896 55 522
CurriculumIB PYP, IB MYP, IB DP, IB CP
Languages of instructionEnglish
Foreign languagesGerman, Spanish, French, Mandarin, Japanese
ExaminationsIB DP, IB CP
I hear really great stories from our kids how they experience these distance learning. Really big thumbs up how you and your team are handling this. The teachers are amazing. I think we are very fortunate to have our kids at the BIS!
Thank you to the BIS leadership team, teachers, staff and IT-specialists who provided our children with this distance learning programme. It not just ensures that the students continue with their learning perspectives, it indeed brings a bit of normality and structure into our homes. No-one I've been talking to outside of BIS has a school that is so well prepared for this crisis like BIS. Thank you!
We are truely impressed how smart and balanced the BIS Distance Learning program is working. The teachers make us believe they have done this many times bevor, really cool!
You can see that BIS is a truly international school - internationality, diversity and open-mindedness can be felt in every hallway, in every classroom. I also like the fact that children learn at a very early age to work together and help each other, and that the latest technology is sensibly integrated.
The BIS is a great school with an exciting spirit and a very positive attitude that helps to inspire children for a lifetime.