Enter a course name, school type and location:

International School in Hamburg

Contact Our School

International School Hamburg:
Located in Gross Flottbek, in the Altona district of northwest Hamburg in northern Germany, the International School Hamburg is a co-educational day school for Primary 1 (age 3) to Grade 12. The school was founded in 1957 as the first international school in Germany and offers an early childhood program, junior and senior school with programs taught primarily in English, the International Baccalaureate (IB) Program, a special needs department and English as a Second Language.

Email: Contact us here     ( or request a callback ).

Junior School including Early Childhood Program:
The younger students in the Junior School, those in classes Primary 1 to Grade 2, together form our Early Childhood Centre.

The ECC occupies our new building opened in 1999 in which in addition to the 11 classrooms there are the Junior Library and specialist teaching rooms for English as a Second Language, German, Special Educational Needs and Music. They also have the use of the school´s excellent computer and sport facilities.

The students follow an established programme of study in Mathematics, Reading, Language Arts, Library, Social Studies, Science, Art, Music, Physical Education (PE) and Information Technology. The language of instruction is English. German is offered from Grade 1 onwards for students who have good basic English skills. German, Music, Information Technology, Library and PE are all taught by specialists.

Senior School:

In Grades 6-8, students take a common core of English, German, Mathematics, Social Studies or History and Geography, Science, Visual Education, Music, Drama, Physical Education and InformationPhoto of International School in Hamburg Technology. French or Spanish as the third language begins in grade 7. While grade 6 is taught to some extent in a self-contained situation, Grades 7 and 8 are taught by specialist subject teachers.

The Grade 9-10 programme is a pre IB course of study which involves the students in a range of subjects that, the faculty believes, will better prepare students for the IB Program in Grades 11 and 12. This pre IB Programme involves the study of English, Mathematics, Chemistry, Physics, Biology, History, Geography, German, French or Spanish, Technology, Drama, Music and Physical Education either on a compulsory or elective basis.

Throughout Grades 6-10, special classes are provided for students for whom English is a second language. The purpose of these classes is to enable the student to profit fully, and as quickly as possible, from instruction in other subjects and in more advanced classes in English.

Students in Grades 11-12 may enrol in the two year International Baccalaureate (IB) programme upon departmental recommendation.

International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma:

To qualify for the IB Diploma, the full IB course of study must be followed. This entails passing examinations in six subject areas, three at higher level and three at standard level,completing an Extended Essay which is an independent research study, a course in the Theory of Knowledge and participation in CAS (Creativity, Action and Social Service) activities.

Current IB subject courses are: English A/B (Higher/Standard); German A/B (H/S); Japanese A (H/S); French B (S); Spanish (H/S) Languages A1 and A2; Mathematics (H/S); Biology (H/S); Chemistry (H/S); Physics (H/S); Geography (H/S); History (H/S); Visual Arts (H/S), and Theatre (H/S). Scoring in examinations is on a scale of 1 to 7 , with 7 as the highest award possible for each subject, and 24 points are needed to qualify for the full IB Diploma. Students may also receive individual IB CertifiImage of International School in Hamburgcates for which they may be granted Advanced Placement status at US colleges and universities.

English as a Second Language:

There is an extensive English as a Second Language programme (ESL), developed by the specialist teachers in the department to meet the needs of a large proportion of our students for whom English is not the first language. Teaching is conducted in small groups and at three levels. The teachers' aim is to help the children attain a level of speaking, reading and writing in English which will enable them to participate fully and with the minimum delay in mainstream classes.

Special Needs Department:

Our Special Needs Department caters for students who would benefit from additional help with the programme or who have specific learning difficulties. The Special Needs staff teaches small groups of students and also acts in an advisory role to both other staff and parents. In this respect they are assisted by the School Counsellor.

Email: Contact Us

Request a Callback

Address: Hemmingstedter Weg 130, Hamburg, Germany
Some interested visitors submitting program inquiries to our school up to 2020-04-30 were from:

Los Angeles, USA;   Tehran, Iran;   HAMBURG, USA;   BRIGHTON, USA;   Gorham ME, USA;   Kyiv, Ukraine;   Hamburg;   Hamburg, South Africa;   Tegucigalpa, Honduras;   Germany;   and more.
Related Schools & Programs. Inquire to our admissions team today:
International School Villa Amalienhof, Berlin
Courses / Programs
Conveniently situated in the Spandau area to the west of Berlin, International School Villa Amalienhof (ISVA) is a day school which follows the National Curriculum of England and Wales and the Berliner Rahmenlehrplan. We offer exclusive, quality education from primary school to sixth form to local and international children. In addition we have a bilingual Early Years Centre for children aged 2-5 which follows the Early Years Foundation Stage and the Berliner Bildungsplan.

The children are taught in friendly, modern, well-equipped classrooms. International School Villa Amalienhof’s facilities include two libraries, a science laboratory and two IT suites. Most classrooms are equipped with an interactive whiteboard and a computer.

Over 25 different nationalities make up the student body at the International School Villa Amalienhof. The children learn from each other, furthermore cultural awareness, tolerance, open communication and cosmopolitanism are taught. We want our students to become global citizens.
- Bilingual Early Years Center for children (ages 2-5)
- Primary School
- Secondary School
- Sixth Form

In our bilingual stream we are planning to introduce internationally recognised university entrance courses (International Baccalaureate and bilingual Abitur) to our 6th Form students.

ISVA offers the unique possibility in Berlin of studying the English National Curriculum and following IGCSEs with A-Levels.
Platanus Schule Berlin
Courses / Programs
Platanus Schule Berlin is an independently-operated bilingual (German / English) educational institution in the heart of Berlin-Pankow. It comprises a kindergarten, preschool, primary school and secondary school. We provide children and adolescents with all the important skills they need to lead a rich and fulfilling life.

Our modern and integrated educational concept is based on academically endorsed teaching and learning methods that are proven in practice, and is free of educational or denominational dogmas. We maintain an open school culture with both internal and external evaluations of teaching quality.

We provide a safe and secure environment in which children’s natural curiosity and open-mindedness is nurtured. We recognise the individual needs of each child and we take these seriously. At Platanus Schule Berlin, children can learn in peace, without anxiety; they can test out new ideas, discover themselves, develop their talents, make courageous moves, learn to question the world around them and develop their social skills. Our students discover the importance of taking responsibility for themselves, for others and for their communities in an ever-changing world.
- Kindergarten / Preschool
- Primary School
- Secondary School

According to different age groups and interests, students can choose from a wide variety of clubs, activities and courses. They are encouraged to participate for at least one semester.
Campus Berlin Mitte Phorms Education
Courses / Programs
Campus Berlin Mitte is a bilingual, private and international school in the central district of Mitte in the heart of Berlin, Germany. Established in 2006, we offer whole-day education in German and English to over 500 students in our Nursery, Primary and Secondary School. We teach children and young people to understand the world in all its cultural and linguistic diversity, local characteristics and global contexts.

We allow each child to be different. We foster individual talents and interests to enable our students to remain self-confident and inquisitive. We are a community. We learn together and show one another respect and do so within a whole-day school environment. Our students are taught bilingually according to the immersion concept (German-English). We follow the German and international curricula. We employ a mix of native German and English people from a variety of educational backgrounds with various experiences. Experience in bilingual education is paramount for us.

Our school is open from 7.30 am to 6.00 pm. Before and after the lessons, students may attend our day care centre with an exciting afternoon programme.
- Bilingual learning in German and English
- All-day learning from Nursery School through Secondary School
- Early Years Foundation Programme
- Cambridge International Primary Programme
- Advanced Placement Programme
- German curriculum (MSA and Abitur)
- Project-related teaching and excursions
- Main focuses of our School: Science, Sport, Music
- Individual support
- Extensive afternoon programme
- Bus shuttle
- Tuitions based on family income
Bonn International School (BIS), Bonn
Courses / Programs
Bonn International School (BIS) is an independent, self-supporting, nonprofit association, located in Bonn, Germany. BIS was created in 1997 from the merger of 3 well-established and successful schools in Bonn: The Bonn American High School, the British High School Bonn, and the Bonn American Elementary School.

BIS offers an English language program for children ages 3-18, starting with kindergarten/nursery school in our Early Learning Programme and continuing through to Grade 12. BIS is accredited by the International Baccalaureate Organization (IB), the Council of International Schools (ECIS) and the New England Association of School and Colleges. BIS is a long-standing member of the Association of German International Schools (AGIS).
IB Primary Years Programme starting for children age 3 and going to Grade 5; IB Middle Years Programme for Grades 6 - 10; IB Diploma Years Programme for Grades 11 - 12; International Baccalaureate Diploma. Classes are taught in English.
Heidelberg International School
Courses / Programs
H.I.S. is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School that has been serving the needs of the international and local communities within the Rhine-Neckar region in the northwest of Baden-Württemberg since September 2002.

We are a not-for-profit, independent, co-educational day school for students from Early Primary 1 (age 4) to Grade 12. The curriculum is international and the language of instruction is English.

H.I.S. is conveniently located near the centre of Heidelberg and is easily accessible by car or public transportation from Mannheim, Ludwigshafen and Karlsruhe.

Our location, within the Rhine-Neckar Metropolitan Region, allows families to take advantage of the area’s cultural and recreational attractions and opportunities.
IB Primary Years Programme
IB Middle Years Programme
IB Diploma Programme
Frankfurt International School (FIS)
Courses / Programs
The Frankfurt International School (FIS), located just outside of Frankfurt and founded in 1961, is an independent, co-educational day school, which offers an educational program for students of all nationalities. Frankfurt International School (FIS) together with the International School Wiesbaden (ISW) is the largest and second oldest international school in Germany.

The school is organized into four school divisions: the Primary Division age 3 to Grade 1, the Elementary Division Grades 2-5, and the Upper School Grades 6-12, all of which are in Oberursel.

The International School Wiesbaden (ISW) operates as a branch of FIS at a separate campus in Wiesbaden for students age 3 to Grade 8.

FIS is recognised as an allgemein bildende Ergänzungsschule. It is an International Baccalaureate (IB) World School and a founding member of the Organisation.

There are currently almost 1800 students from 55 different countries attending FIS and ISW, including roughly 30% American, 19% German, 8% British, 4% Japanese,and 12% Korean. It employs over 300 well-qualified and experienced faculty and staff from almost 30 different countries.
- International Baccalaureate (IB) Primary Years Programme and International Baccalaureate Diploma Program.
- Strong athletics, performing arts and visual arts programs.
- Full range of after school activities and service projects.

English is the language of instruction, but German is mandatory. English as a Second Language is taught as well as Dutch, Japanese, Korean, Swedish, French and Spanish.