Munich International School

4 bis 6 Jahre

Munich International School
Schloss Buchhof 1
82319 Starnberg
Funding authority
Munich International School e.V.
Schloss Buchhof -
82319 Starnberg
+49 (0)8151 3660 (Admissions Office)
Opening times9:00 AM - 4:30 PM o'clock

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Summer Break:
01.07.2022-Mitte August 2022
Foreign languages German, English
Specially educational concept intercultural education, livebased approach, project approach
Extras care with lunch, full day care, parents association


Munich International School promotes excellence in learning and in individual student growth and development.

Munich International School nurtures, challenges and inspires our young students to become:

  • academically successful, life-long learners,
  • creative and innovative thinkers,
  • ethical, globally-minded contributors, and
  • healthy, well-balanced individuals

who will thrive and make a positive impact in a complex and changing world using the IB Primary Years Program (PYP) curriculum.


  • Founded: 1966
  • International School
  • EC (Early Childhood, students 4-6 years of age) to Grade 12 (students 18 years of age)
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Number of students: 1200
  • Number of faculty: 160
  • Academic programme: International Baccalaureate (IB), PYP, MYP, DP, German Abitur recognition possible.
  • Special features: Multilingual Learning Programme, idyllic 26-acre parkland campus, multiple play- and sports areas, more than 70 after-school activities
  • Location: Starnberg, near Munich, Germany
  • School busses: Over 60 different bus routes with over 700 bus stops.


Munich International School is an independent, non-profit IB World School (IBO) that has been authorised by the IBO since 1980. MIS is officially recognised by the Bavarian ministry of education and fully accredited by the Council of International Schools (CIS) and the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).

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Offered care types at Jun 28, 2022:

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80 Places0 Places



MIS promotes excellence in learning and individual student growth and development through

  • Integration of students' individual interests, needs, and goals.
  • Outstanding teachers, many of whom are IB authors, examiners, curriculum leaders and workshop leaders.
  • Engaging and future-oriented curriculum (inquiry, technology, making, innovation and multi-modal literacies.
  • Holistic approach to education as the arts, music, drama, and even film are integrated into the curriculum.


  • English is the language of instruction. All Early Childhood (EC) teachers speak German and English.
  • English language support is provided for students with varied English language proficiency in our Junior School (EC 4/5 - grade 4) and Middle School (grades 5-8).
  • German is taught as part of the curriculum for students in all grade levels.
  • Additionally, students from Early Childhood (EC) to grade 12 can access an after school Multilingual Learning Programme to help them maintain the language(s) spoken at home.
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All students can take part in the After School Activities programme:

  • Availability: Monday-Thursday, 15:15-16:15.
  • The activities programme has three areas: Arts, Clubs and Non-Competitive Sports.
  • Examples include: arts & crafts, storytelling, fitness or football/mixed ball sports.
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  • Children 4-6 years of age are eligible to attend our Early Childhood (EC) programme.
  • Knowledge of the English language is not necessary.
  • Places are normally available throughout the school year; however, waiting lists are possible for any grade level.
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Description and Stations

Munich International School e.V.
Schloss Buchhof
82319 Starnberg

The school is located 20km south of Munich, near Lake Starnberg.

If using a navigation system, please enter “Buchhofstrasse” or "Munich International School," which will direct you to Buchhofstrasse. There is no street number for the School. Please look for our parking lot on the left hand side.

Coming from Munich

  • Take the motorway south, in the direction of Garmisch (Autobahn A95, E5339).
  • After 10km, the motorway splits. Take the right fork, in the direction of Starnberg (A952).
  • After 3-4km, take the exit Percha, shortly before the motorway ends in Starnberg.
  • Follow the exit round and turn left at the traffic lights, in the direction of Wangen.
  • After climbing the hill, you will see the entrance to the car park on the left hand side of the road.
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