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Location address: Deutschland, Augsburg
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The International School Augsburg is an English-speaking private all-day school in Gersthofen, a town near Augsburg. As an “IB World School” the ISA belongs to a worldwide network of international co-educative schools which offer the International Baccalaureate in English. Established in 2005, the ISA is the only international school within an area of around 60 kilometres around Augsburg. In school year 2011/2012, 320 students were taught by 50 teachers from more than 15 nations.
The agglomeration Augsburg and the metropolitan area of Munich are two of the largest business locations in Bavaria with a large number of international companies having their seats there. For local companies an international school is an important site factor in the competition for foreign specialists and executives. Therefore, the ISA was established with the support of the IHK Schwaben and opened in 2005 for its first school year. The location of choice was Gersthofen, situated 15 minutes from downtown Augsburg, 30 minutes from Munich and having good access to transport. In 2005, 65 children started their first school year in preschool , Lower School and the first year of Middle School . In 2010, the first class took their International General Certificate of Secondary Education exams and in the following school year 2010/11 the High School was set up. In school year 2011/12, 320 students from more than 20 nations were enrolled in the ISA. In 2012, the first class took their International Baccalaureate exams .