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Moving to Munich: English-Language Schools and Nurseries

By  Wednesday, 15.6.2016, 15:42    Moving to Munich

Munich is one of the safest, greenest and most prosperous European cities. But those are not the only reasons families feel at home in the Bavarian capital, schooling in Munich is possible in English and other languages. Munich has a total of nearly 50 English-speaking nurseries and children's day-care centres as well as seven English-speaking schools (data from May 2014). Below is a list of the schools with respective contact data. A list of the English language nurseries and kindergartens can be found here.

English-Language Schools in Munich


Bavarian International School

Schloss Heimhausen

Hauptstr. 1, 85778 Haimhausen

Phone +49 (0)8133 9170

Curriculum: IB, Ages: 4 to 18

“The learning that takes place at the Bavarian International School e.V. (BIS) is ever mindful of the diverse needs of our student population which represents more than 45 different nationalities. We offer the security of established structure and curriculum, combined with contemporary, dynamic and innovative educational practice focused on the development of the whole child. Integral to this approach to learning and teaching is our use of the International Baccalaureate Primary Years Programme (IBPYP), Middle Years Programme (IBMYP) and the Diploma Programme (IBDP).”

PHORMS Bilingual Elementary School and Bilingual High School in Munich

Maria-Theresia-Str. 35, 81675 München

Phone +49 (0)89 324933765, Fax +49 (0)89 324933766

International Bilingual School Munich gGmbH

Lerchenauerstr. 197, 80935 München

Phone +49 (0)89 540426627, Fax +49 (0)89 540426626

International Montessori School Munich

Private Bilingual Elementary School

Lerchenstr. 14, 80995 München

Phone +49 (0)89 35474990

München International School e.V

Schloss Buchhof, 82319 Starnberg

Phone +49 (0)8151 3660,

Curriculum: IB/British, Ages: 4 to 18

Parents working for Munich-based multinational firms including BMW and Siemens send their children here, with the International Baccalaureate (IB) programmes among the attractions. The below fees for the Munich International School are from 2012, when they were published by, and serve as an example for the fees in Munich.

“MIS has quite a complicated fee structure, with entrance fees of up to €5,500 (£4,663), a registration fee of €1,500 (£1,272) followed by a re-registration fee of €750 (£636) per year, technology fees of €350-€650 (£297-£551) annually and with yearly core tuition fees set at €12,150-€15,250 (£10,302-£12,930).”

St. George's School Munich

Schleißheimerstr. 278, 80809 München

Tel. +49 (0)89 72 46 93 30

A list of the English language nurseries and kindergartens can be found here. The illustration gives an overview of the German schooling system, should you chose a German public school.

German School system.svg
By Toscho - Own work, Public Domain,

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