International curriculum
Ages 4 to 18

Bavarian International School

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Language of instructionEnglish
Age RangeAges 4 to 18
International Baccalaureate Yes
Yearly fees (G7): Not public
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Quick summary of key school information

Language of instruction English
Native English teachers
Extra languages (other than English)
Class sizes Average 22 students / class
Maximum 24 students / class
Extracurricular activities
School bus

This school does not make their fees public.

This school has more than one campus in Munich:
Haimhausen Campus:
City Campus:

Address: Leopoldstraße 208, 80804 München, Germany

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Number of students


Number of nationalities represented in the school

Over 45

Max. number of students per class

Maximum class sizes are 20 in Pre-Reception and 24 across the rest of the school, except for Grades 11 and 12 where the maximum class size is 18.

Average number of students per class


Language support for students not fluent in English

The school offers English as an Additional Language Programme.

Additional language classes offered by the school

German, Spanish, French, Chinese, Japanese
Mother tongue programme available in grades 6-10; IB Self Taught language programme available for students with mother tongue proficiency in languages other than English, German and Japanese.

Use of technology in the classroom

1:1 laptop programme in grades 6-12.
Promethean Centre of Excellence for advanced use of interactive learning technology.

Do teachers assign homework to their students?


Approximate hours of homework given

Depends on the subject and grade level.

Entry evaluation for students

A personal interview and/or subject specific assessments may be required before admission can be finalized.

Deadline for registration (new academic year)

No deadline.

Students can join after academic year begins


External examinations or assessments available

IB Diploma

Results in these examinations

BIS has IB Diploma results with an impressive average points score of 34.3.

School bus service available


Dedicated staff/programs for students with special learning needs

The school has Learning Support Programme and can support a limited number of students with mild learning difficulties.

Learning support offered

All students entering the Learning Support Programme at BIS will be placed in the Support Services Referral Process. This is a collaborative process in which parents, teachers, the learning support staff and school principal participate.

School start time

9:00 am

School finish time

4:00 pm from Monday to Friday
2:20 pm on Friday

Extracurricular activities or clubs offered

There is a wide range of after school activities every Monday-Friday afternoon. Every term the offerings are different, but perennial favorites range include: yoga, judo, badminton, basketball, football, band workshop, global issues network, brownies, gymnastic dance, percussion ensemble, volleyball, fitness club, rugby, cross country, international award, orchestra, Irish dance, art club, science club, dance club, glee club, amnesty, hip hop, tennis, maths committee

School provided lunches

Yes. Two hot menus are offered in the cafeteria each day; one of the choices is always a vegetarian dish. Students may also bring food from home.

Sports activities included

The Athletics programme runs concurrently to the curriculum side of Physical Education, offering a multitude of sports/activities across all ages and ability levels.

Sports facilities at the school

Haimhausen Campus: sports hall for basketball, volleyball and badminton. Also features a comprehensive climbing wall, a separate large area for Health and Fitness. 400 meter athletic track.
City Campus: playground, outdoor hardcourt for basketball and football, indoor sports hall.

Sports teams or sport competitions available for students


Qualities and characteristics best defining the school

The Bavarian International School e.V, was established in 1991 as a non-profit association to serve the international community of the Munich area. A Pre-K – 12th grade school, BIs offers a dynamic and contemporary
education which aims to foster academic excellence, intercultural respect, a strong sense of personal and social responsibility and a life-long love of learning. BIS is governed by a Board of Trustees and is an IB World School, accredited by the European Council of International Schools (ECIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). The language of
instruction is English.

Teaching approach of the school

At BIS, learning is the core focus. As such, the school's dedicated, experienced teachers work collaboratively with other staff, the students and the parents to enhance every child's learning opportunities and educational outcomes. It is this collaboration, dedication and ownership that underpins the school's mission to inspire and challenge young minds as a caring and committed international community to achieve excellence, assume responsibility and pursue life-long learning.