International Bilingual School Munich, abbreviated as IBSM, is a first-class, bilingual, and state-approved all-day IB World primary school committed to the highest standards.
As an IB World School, IBSM offers an excellent international curriculum, including bilingual teaching according to the immersion principle (german-English). Currently, it has an enrollment of students from more than 25 different nations.
The International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO’s) Primary Years Programme (PYP) provides students and teachers with a comprehensive approach to learning content and classroom design. It includes a complete curriculum that includes guidelines on teaching content, teaching methodology, and assessment criteria.
The subjects languages (English, German) Mathematics and natural and social sciences are taught within the framework of the Units of Inquiry and Ethics. In addition, the arts, music, sports, and social learning are part of the curriculum at the elementary level.
The IBSM curriculum considers the contents of the Bavarian primary school curriculum in all subjects and grade levels. This allows the change to the state school system and the transition from a state school to an international primary school.
The PYP represents an ideal combination of the best aspects of the various national school systems and the wealth of experience of international educational institutions. In this way, the school creates optimal conditions for all students at our bilingual school.
International Bilingual School Munich Admission
Children can be admitted during the year if places are available. Registration takes place in the following steps:
- The school will arrange a viewing appointment, and you will receive the registration documents.
- After the school has received the registration documents, the report of the kindergarten or the last school, and the proof of income, IBSM will then invite your child to a screening day on which the youngster participates in the class events.
- The allocation of places takes place after the screening and according to the requirements of the school supervisory authority.
International Bilingual School Munich Years
3 – 12
All About International Bilingual School Munich
Type of School
IBSM has been a state-approved primary school since 2010 and a recognized International Baccalaureate Organization (IBO) school since 2017. We are a non-profit limited liability company.
There are four classes (1 – 4) with usually up to 25 children. A German-speaking and an English-speaking teacher supervises each class.
After 4:00 p.m., annually changing, engaging leisure activities can be booked, which external cooperation partners offer directly at our school (e.B. breakdance, yoga, swimming course, art workshop).
Ibsm has a psychological counseling service that advises parents and teachers.
IBSM partner provides high-quality support and therapy for children with reading, spelling, and numeracy difficulties. In addition, the school cooperates with a speech therapy practice that offers speech promotion and speech therapy to learners.
Change of School
The change or transfer to state schools is possible at any time, as IBSM teaches the contents of the Bavarian primary school curriculum. When transferring to secondary private or state schools, an entrance exam or a trial lesson may have to be completed.
Students bring snacks from home, lunch is provided by a catering service. The offer includes vegetarian dishes and meat dishes.
We offer full-day lessons from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.