ABOUT Cologne International School

We offer a unique bilingual program in Grades 1-5 to reflect our students’ need to be fluent in both the local language (German) and the language of instruction in the middle and upper schools (English). Following this, our students then embark on the IB Middle Years Programme, the Cambridge IGCSE and IB Diploma Programme.

International Bilingual Primary School

A bilingual primary education in German and English for grades 1-5, using a unique combination of the NRW-state primary curriculum and the IB Primary Years Programme.

International Secondary School

IB Middle Years Programme, Cambridge IGCSE and IB Diploma Programme in English.


Our Vision

Our vision is to contribute to a better world by inspiring a passion for learning along with the drive to make a difference.

Our School Leadership

Our leadership team, teachers and staff at Cologne International School are recruited from many different national and cultural backgrounds, bringing a wealth of experience, a unique perspective and a passion for education. Together, we make up a strong, diverse team, giving your child optimal support and guidance along their individual learning path.

PYP Principal

Sue Meissler

PYP Principal

Leonie Julien

PYP Principal

Lea Lehmann

MYP & Grade 9 Principal

Anastassia Srepel

DP & Grade 10 Principal

Edward Parker

Head of Boarding

Stephanie Wichert