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About BIS


Bonn International School is a learning community that empowers and inspires excellence in all that we do.

Our mission is to empower and inspire students to achieve their full individual potential and become responsible global citizens. 

We provide an innovative, internationally-recognized education within a compassionate, multicultural community.


Dear Families,

Welcome to BIS and our wonderful school community. We are an English-speaking International Baccalaureate school delivering the three comprehensive programmes of this internationally-renown organization. Our students span the ages of three years to 19, all of whom we inspire to develop into well-rounded global citizens.

This school builds intellectual independence and provides our students with the confidence and skills to meet the global challenges of the 21st century. Excellence for us is discovering and nourishing individual potential and inspiring each one of us to achieve this potential -- whether in the classroom or on the playground, stage or field, whether as a student, teacher, friend or teammate. We all work towards this goal together.

Your child will enjoy small class sizes, an experienced and hand-selected international teaching staff, a student body comprised of 75+ nationalities, and a broad and stimulating curricula that both empowers students to discover their passions and strengths, and teaches them not just what to learn, but how to learn. Our students and graduates show maturity beyond their years and are exceptional role models.

A wide range of extracurricular activities are available to students at all grade levels and include technology, theatre, music, sport and languages. Specialist school counselors are available to students through times of transition, for education on life matters and simply to talk to. Furthermore, a carefully considered Learning Support program offers students additional assistance when necessary.

BIS benefits greatly from its host city, Bonn, which is the centre of the United Nations in German and home to many international company and non-governmental organisations. Our school plays a pivotal role in supporting the international community here, while sitting in one of the most beautiful and well-connected parts of Germany and central Europe.

We value the contributions of our wider BIS family and firmly believe in the partnership of students, faculty and parents. Many programmes, activities and school events are open to all community members. We enjoy a positive and vibrant milieu at our school and warmly welcome you to experience it on a guided visit.

Patricia Baier
School Director