GISW Phones Down

Unfortunately, we are experiencing issues with our phone system. Our telephone provider is already working on a solution. In case you need to contact us today, please use email, our internet works. We apologize for any inconvenience.


Leider haben wir Probleme mit unserem Telefonsystem. Unser Telefonanbieter arbeitet bereits an einer Lösung. Falls Sie uns heute kontaktieren möchten, benutzen Sie bitte E-Mail, unser Internet funktioniert. Wir entschuldigen uns für etwaige Unannehmlichkeiten.

Independent. Bilingual. Weltoffen.

Open Enrollment

One of over 140 schools in the global network of German Schools, the GISW serves students from age 2 through Grade 12 with a strong focus on STEM and world languages.

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Greetings by the Ambassador of Germany

As the representative of the Federal Republic of Germany in the United States, I would like to welcome you to the German International School Washington D.C.

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The carefully developed and
highly acclaimed bilingual, interdisciplinary curriculum provides students with an excellent foundation in languages and sciences.

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Our graduates are regularly admitted to selective colleges and universities around the globe where higher education is often free or costs significantly less than in the US.

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Bilingual German & English speakers are sought after by many employers in the US where the value of German contributions to industry, innovation, technology and science is highly recognized..

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thoughts in another person’s native language can deepen a relationship tremendously. This type of personal connection can lead to very productive and long-lasting relationships on a personal and professional level.

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Makeathon projects bring young minds from different countries and cultures together to collaboratively innovate and problem-solve.

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Bird Project

Nature projects on campus enhance GISW Science education.

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What is STEM/MINT?

Mathematics (STEM).

In German, the comparable field is called MINT: Mathematics, Information Technologies (Computer Science), Natural Sciences, and Technology.

Our STEM Projects (PDF)