For the fifth time, Bavarian International School hosted the BIS City Talk at the Campus in Munich-Schwabing. "Next generation leadership" was this year's topic discussed by experts from BMW Group, TUM and BIS, moderated by Nina Eichinger.
For the first time, BIS will combine three exciting events into one big event on 22 March: The Secondary School Exhibition with the three elements Grade 10 Personal Project, Visual Arts Exhibition and theatrical performances.
BIS Careers Day 2023 was a blast! With 18 outstanding speakers from a wide range of industries and professions, more than 200 Grade 10 and 11 students experienced an extraordinary day of information and inspiration.
BIS is offering a four-year scholarship for a student entering grade 9 in the school year 2023-24. Interested students and families can apply online from now until the deadline of 17 March 2023.
Since the school year 2021-22, Isabella is the first awardee of the first scholarship in the more than 30-year history of the Bavarian International School. The German-American was chosen to receive the full scholarship for grades 9-12, which was donated by DEUTSCHE FINANCE GROUP.
"We simply cannot afford another generation treating the earth as if the planet were an 'all you can eat self service running sushi'." It is pointed sentences like these that Andi Pichler dictates precisely into the journalist's notebook when the topic is environmental protection. The 59-year-old Austrian is one of the driving forces behind the Eco-Schools programme and the new Sustainability Development Officer of BIS.
For the fourth year in a row, the Bavarian International School hosted the BIS Sustainability Summit. The event brings nearly 100 secondary school students together with external experts in topics related to climate protection and sustainable living. Students are then asked to develop their own innovative solutions to living sustainably, and to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges. The winning team receives support from the school to bring their idea to life.
BIS once again confirmed its position as one of the leading international schools in Germany. With an average score of 36 points in the IB Diploma Programme, the 78 students from 23 different nations performed very well (equivalent to 2.0 in the German Abitur system) - with a 99% passing rate. All ten students of the International Baccalaureate Career-related Programme (IB CP) successfully completed their exams as well.
Lifelong learning is one of Leonardo Peruzzi's guiding principles. This mindset of openness, curiosity and the uncompromising desire to constantly develop himself was something he absorbed as a student at BIS. The Italian also benefits from this attitude in his job at BMW. He can live it out in another function - as a newly elected member of the BIS Supervisory Board.
It all started in art class on the top floor of the Schloss Haimhausen. Fabian and James, both 15 years old at the time, formed a team on an art project. The collaboration quickly developed into a deep friendship. A year later, the Austrian and Englishman are business partners and founders of their own start-up: the streetwear brand 8thUniverse.
Environmental protection and sustainability play a major role at BIS. This great commitment has now led to two further awards: At the "Climate Heroes Award", two student groups - the BIS Blooms and the Giving Greens - took first and second place among 80 participants. In the competition, both teams won a total of 20,000 euros in prize money.
Owen Murphy will be taking over the Principal position at Bavarian International School (BIS) at the City Campus in Munich-Schwabing, which is attended by approximately 280 students from more than 30 nations, in August 2022.
Clara de la Fuente Carmona from Spain has achieved what many students around the globe dream of: an offer to study at the University of Cambridge. In this interview, the 17-year-old student at Bavarian International School (BIS) tells us how she managed to get a place at one of the world's most prestigious universities,
The Bavarian International School hosted its Visual Art Exhibition on Wednesday, 30 March 2022 on its Haimhausen Campus, welcoming guests to view artworks by 13 students, as part of their grade 12 fine arts assessment of the International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme (IB DP). The student group represented nine different nationalities and prepared creative works in the genres of painting, mixed media, photography, film, installation, sculpture, and fashion.
The 11th Careers Day of Bavarian International School (BIS) attracted 16 top-class personalities from a wide variety of industries to give students an authentic insight into professions, career paths and future trends. Around 180 BIS students in grades 10 and 11 experienced a total of 38 panels of 30 minutes each at the Haimhausen Campus. The event featured speakers from Microsoft, Facebook, SAP, Airbus, Texas Instruments, Linde, The LEGO® Group, Klinikum Dritter Orden, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt, Motel a Miio and many more. BIS welcomed U.S. Consul General Timothy E. Liston as a guest of honor.
A special guest visited BIS: Mustaquem Ali, Senior Liaison & Recruitment Officer at University College London (UCL), one of the top 20 universities in the world. He gave more than 40 students from grades 9-12 an excellent overview of the academic programmes and student life at UCL, as well as some helpful tips on how to write a successful application.
At the BIS City Talk at the Schwabing campus of the Bavarian International School (BIS), speakers and the nearly 100 guests agreed that values and life skills must be decisive factors in today's school education. This is the only way to prepare our children for an unknown, rapidly changing future. At the Bavarian International School in Munich and Haimhausen (approx. 1,150 students from over 60 nations), developing the moral compass of children and young people is part of the academic DNA.
“If I put my heart and soul into a project, I can be very successful.” This is what 13-year-old BIS student Kiki Tifase thinks of winning an international essay competition organised by "Immerse Education", an institution for academic enrichment programmes in Oxford and Cambridge.
You could have heard a pin drop while Natalie Amiri, ARD foreign correspondent, book author and TV presenter ("Weltspiegel"), spoke in the BIS auditorium on Wednesday. More than 80 grade 7 students were fascinated by Miss Amiri’s talk, as she shared the realities of the current situation in Afghanistan, the Taliban's takeover of power and the dramatic emergency situation there, all based on her own experiences visiting the highly destabilized country recently.
Emma Morris is getting more phone calls these days from other international schools. They’ve heard about what is happening at BIS in terms of sustainability and student engagement, and they want to know: How is BIS doing it?
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Sara Read (born Sara Talbot) has a special relationship with Bavarian International School. The Canadian was one of 17 students in the first graduating class in 1997.
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Most Grade 11 students don’t run After School Activities (ASAs). Teachers usually do that. But Giulia doesn’t exactly fit the mold of your typical student.
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Experts in driving diversity and inclusion to improve innovation gathered at the "Diversity Rocks! 30 Years of BIS" anniversary event to share perspectives with the international school community.
Nearly 100 Bavarian International School (BIS) students gathered on Thursday morning in the school’s auditorium in Haimhausen with the clear understanding that today would be different from any other school day.
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Interview with Marc Aghili, BIS Parent and Chair of the Supervisory Board of Bavarian International School gAG (BIS)