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The isbi Schools Directory Guide To The Top International Schools And Private Schools in Munich

For anyone planning a move to or within Munich in south east Germany, we have collated information below about different places to live, International schools and private schools (including High schools), property and relocation agents and other information we think useful for relocating to Munich and the surround area.

Offering some of the best living anywhere in Germany, Munich’s famous suburbs include Haidhausen, Maxvorstadt and Neuhausen and the nearby towns and cities of Regensburg, Augsburg, Rosenheim and Nurmeberg.

Munich has a great choice of high quality private international schools and high schools, beautiful nearby countryside, lots of activities and excellent housing - with a fantastic range of different properties to call home, from country mansions and estates, villas and bungalows to new build executive housing, family townhouses and apartments.

"Get ready for incredible museums, great food and lots and lots of beer (as well as much, much more). Munich is a fantastic city, buzzing with life and culture. The citt is adorned with cobbled streets, open parks and beautiful old buildings, but without any kind of snootiness or stuffiness."  TimeOut

Munich is the southernmost populated city in Germany, with neighbouring cities including Augsburg, Nuremberg, Stuttgart and Inglostadt.

The Munich Oktoberfest takes the title for the world’s largest beer festival! Munich converts itself into a beer heaven with over 60 beer gardens and 6 different breweries located throughout the city.

For more fun facts and figures about Munich, scroll down to our Munich focus page!




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Looking for a prestigious International (private) school in Munich, Germany?

If you are thinking of moving to live in Munich (or you already live in Munich but are considering relocating) and you and your family are researching some of the best International schools and private schools in Munich, there is a big choice of high quality Munich schools, with a number of the cities highest ranking International schools considered to be some of the best in Germany.

The private education sector in and around Munich features day and residential boarding schools, single sex and co-educational (mixed) schools, including leading private nurseries, primary schools, secondary schools and high schools.

Find Private International Schools In Munich, Germany (Or "International Schools And Private Schools Near Me")

Developed over the last 36+ years, the isbi School Search Directory is one of the largest and most comprehensive private schools directories available, helping thousands of families to find, compare and select good schools since the 1980s.

>   You can search for International schools and private schools with a reputation for excellence in Munich and in the suburbs of Munihc or towns such as Regensburg, Augsburg, Rosenheim and Nurmeberg by using our International Schools Directory and International Schools Finder (powered by School Search Directory) or by clicking on the names of the International schools, private schools and colleges and High schools listed below to see detailed profiles with photos, videos, maps etc.

>   With our expanded school search technology you can filter your search by the type of school you are looking for such as International school and private school, day and boarding, gender, age range, academic study, religious affiliation, school fees, scholarships and bursaries, open days etc.

>   You can also focus your search on just private junior schools or senior high schools or on all-through International schools, or view search results for all of them together.

Please explore isbi.com for detailed information and guides about good schools of all types and for open days, school and college and news, articles and blogs with details of school associations, glossaries and explanations about examinations and qualifications and expert advice about independent education at International schools and private schools around Germany and worldwide.



Top International Schools And Private Schools & Colleges In Munich, Germany

Some of the best International schools and private schools and colleges in Munich, Germany providing a top-tier, world-class day and boarding single-sex and mixed education for boys and girls include:




Where To Live In Munich, Germany

The most popular suburbs in Munich, Germany and the surrounding area include, with approximate population numbers:

>  Munich (1.472 million)

Ramersdorf-Perlach (112,234)

Neuhausen-Nymphenburg (97,400)

Bogenhausen (88,100)

Schwabing-Freimann (77,700)

Milbertshofen-Am Hart (75,600)

Trudering-Riem (72,400)

Pasing-Obermenzing (72,090)

Schwabing-West (69,500)

Au-Haidhausen (63,100)

Ludwigsvorstadt-Isarvorstadt (58,100)

Maxvorstadt (52,900)

Moosach (56,800)

Sendling-Westpark (54,800)

Aubing-Lochhausen-Langwied (49,300)

Hadern (51,900)

Obergiesing-Fasangarten (51,900)

Untergiesing-Harlaching (49,500)

Berg am Laim (41,225)

Sendling (40,200)

Schwanthalerhöhe (32,300)

Allach-Untermenzing (31,300)

Altstadt-Lehel (21,500)




Munich is a very popular place to live and many people move to Munich each year, or to near Munich and the surrounding area, from around Europe and the rest of the world.

Many of those moving to Munich are seeking a more urban lifestyle, deciding to relocate to the Munich for work and to enjoy the great facilities and leisure amenities, high quality housing and schools, fantastic bars, restaurants, sports and popular cultural events involving art and music available to families living in Munich and the surrounding area.

Ten Things To Know About Munich, Germany

> FACT 1:  Munich was the first place where Jimmy Hendrix smashed his guitar! During his1996 gig in Munich smashed his guitar right in the middle of the stage - the crowed loved it so muhc it became a bit of a tradition!

> FACT 2:  As previously mentioned, Munich hosts the biggest Oktoberfest celebrations in Germany! It lasts 3 weeks and was originally a wedding celebration for King Ludwig II.

> FACT 3:  The Neuschwanstein Castle, located just south of Munich, was the inspiration for the Disney castle!

> FACT 4:  Check out the Viktualienmarkt for fresh produce and a HUGE beer garden! It has incredible types of produce from all around the world, all year round!

> FACT 5:  On Sundays, many museums are just €1 - some of the most quirky ones include the Kartoffelmuseum (The potato museum!) and the Kunsthalle.

> FACT 6:  Munich is located in Bavaria, and it is therefore essential that you get used to the local classics of sausages, pretzels and sauerkraut.

> FACT 7:  Munich has a fab public park called the Englisch Garden. It is one of the most popular spots for a long walk or summertime jog.

> FACT 8:  The city is home to several universities, including the prestigious Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich, which has produced many notable alumni including Arnold Schwarzemnegger and Ian Fleming!

> FACT 9:  Play-doh was invented in Munich! The pharmacist Franz Klob thought up the idea of Play-doh to help artists make models.

> FACT 10:  There are some amazing hikes just outside of Munich. A local’s favourite is the Almhütte which takes less than an hour to get to by train.

Where To Live In Munich, Germany

Munich and the surrounding area offers a huge choice of high quality, premium and luxury property to meet the needs of any family, whether wanting a townhouse, large apartment, villa, mansion or Germany estate, with or without granny annex, garden or swimming pool. There are also property development and investment opportunities too, with land available to purchase and properties in need of renovation.

From central Munich living to rural, Germany or coast lifestyles, Munich and the surrounding area is full of bustling districts and leafy suburbs, lush green areas, charming estates, vibrant high streets, busy neighbourhoods, friendly residential communities and countryside.

Some of the popular residential areas include:

Haidhausen Munich, Maxvorstadt Munich, Neuhausen Munich, Bogenhausen Munich, Biesing Munich, Berg am Laim Munich, Pasing Munich, Neuperlach Munich, Westend Munich, Giesing Munich, Maxvorstadt Munich, Schwabing Munich

Commuting To And From Munich By Rail Or Road

Relocating to Munich is especially popular with those happy to work from home most of the time but needing to occasionally commute to other places for work.

Others are happy to commute more regularly to Ingolstadt, Regensburg and other locations for work.

Travel times to key destinations by road and rail include:

>  Munich To Berlin: Berlin is about 580 km by road from Munich via the A9 and driving to the centre of Berlin from Munich normally takes under 6 hours 10 minutes. There is a very regular train service to Berlin from Munich, with trains taking under 4 hours.

>  Munich To Ingolstadt: Ingolstadt is about 81 km by road from Munich via the A9 and driving to the centre of Ingolstadt from Munich normally takes under 1 hour. There is a very regular train service to Ingolstadt from Munich, with trains taking around 40 minutes.

>  Munich To Regensburg: Regensburg is about 125 km by road from Munich via the A93 and the A9. Driving to the centre of Regensburg from Munich normally takes under 1 hour 30 minutes. There is a very regular train service to Regensburg from Munich, with trains taking from 1 hour 25 minutes.



Nearest Airports To Munich, Germany

The nearest airport to Munich is Munich Airport (MUC) which is 28 km from Munich. Other nearby airports include Memmingen (FMM) (under 100 km), Salzburg (SZG) (100 km), Nuremberg (NUE) (150 km) and Stuttgart (STR) (180 km)




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