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Munich International School,

School Details
School Crest
Schloss Buchhof,

Tel: +49 8151 3660
Fax: +49 8151 366119

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Head of School:
Timothy Thomas

Director of Admissions & Communications:
Ms. Amanda Crawley

Accreditations and affiliations:
Religious affiliation:
All denominations welcome
Teaching languages:
Age Range & Fees
4 - 18
Day Fees
Annual Weekly
Boarding Fees
Annual Full
Boarding Fees
Number of Pupils
School Boy
School Girl
Full board
Number of Staff
Please contact school for more details on staff numbers
GCSE Pass Rate - age 16
At Grades A* to C
Pass Rate - age 18
courses are offered for age 18 exams
Higher Education
Pupils who went on to Higher Education or took Gap Year

Method of Entry:

None Listed

Scholarships & Bursaries:

None Listed

What we offer

  • Critical thinking
  • Philosophy/Ethics
  • Law
  • Economics
  • Painting/Sculpture
  • Photography
  • Design technology
  • Drama/Theatre
  • ICT
  • Business studies
  • Media/Film studies
  • English
  • Mandarin
  • Spanish
  • Japanese
  • French
  • German
  • English as foreign/2nd language
  • Tennis
  • Gymnastics
  • Table tennis
  • Swimming
  • Rugby
  • Golf
  • Football
  • Basketball
  • Badminton
  • Athletics
  • Volleyball
  • Rounders
  • Fitness training
  • Cross-country
  • Rock climbing
  • Ballet
  • Adventure training
  • Rainbows/Brownies/Guides
  • Cycling
  • Dance
  • Drama productions
  • Duke of Edinburgh Award
  • Public speaking/Debating
  • Skiing
  • Beavers/Cubs/Scouts
  • Yoga
  • Language club
  • First aid/life savers
  • Orienteering
  • Young Enterprise
  • Chess
  • Band/Orchestra
  • Guitar
  • Choir
  • Keyboard
  • Brass
  • Singing
  • Strings
  • School bus service
  • Particular diets
  • Experience of expatriates' children
  • After school club
  • Experience of diplomatic corps' children
  • Experience of services' children
  • Experience of international students
  • Experience of gifted children
Munich International School (MIS) is proud of its position as a leading international school; its aim of excellence in education is acknowledged through its accreditation by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) as well as through its authorization to offer the three programmes of the International Baccalaureate (IB), each offering an assurance of quality recognized worldwide.

Founded in 1966, MIS is a non-profit, co-educational IB World School where English is the language of instruction. The school's beautiful 26-acre rural campus, is located in Starnberg, about 20 kilometres (12 miles) south of Munich and easily accessible by train or school bus. The school enrols approximately 1200 students in the Junior School, including early childhood, Middle School and Senior School, all of whom enjoy excellent athletic and arts facilities, as well as state of the art technology.

Young at heart and dynamic in spirit, MIS is well respected for its outstanding and innovative international programme. At MIS we are committed to providing a high quality education in a truly multicultural setting. Lying in the heart of Europe, MIS aims to reflect its cultural setting and a global perspective. Some fifty nationalities are represented in the school and our goal is to help each student fulfil his or her potential in an environment that is both challenging and supportive. Therefore, the MIS experience is more than its strong academic programme. We offer a variety of activities in the fine arts, athletics and other extracurricular programmes, such as Model United Nations and Speech and Debate, that enable students to follow their interests and develop skills in a wide variety of areas, as well as a sense of responsibility and commitment. All this leads to MIS students being accepted to a wide range of prestigious universities and colleges throughout the world.

Thanks to inspirational staff, we aim to provide an exceptional learning environment that we believe gives rise to students who are academically successful, well balanced in character and ready to accept the challenges and responsibilities that lie ahead.

We look forward to welcoming you to our campus among the lakes of Bavaria and to the unique and vibrant community that is Munich International School.

For additional information about our school, please visit our website at www.mis-munich.de.

Your sincerely,

Simon Taylor
Head of School
  • 22nd November 2016 - Open Day at Munich International School
  • 24th January 2017 - Open Day at Munich International School
  • 14th February 2017 - Open Day at Munich International School
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