Mission & Values

The German International School Sydney (GISS) is the only recognised German School Abroad in Australia which offers a complete school education from Preschool to the International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma Program.

Our school provides students with the highest quality co-educational teaching and education levels in a bilingual and multicultural environment. The School offers the German graduation qualification Certificate after Year 10, or respectively the IB after Year 12. The IB diploma is recognised worldwide as a High School Certificate and a University Entrance Qualification, including Germany and Australia.

GISS holds to the ideology of global tolerance and its teaching is embedded in European and Australian educational culture. We enable students to adapt readily to other German schools in Europe and the rest of the world.

Our Vision 

The German International School Sydney enables our students to live a fulfilled life in tomorrow’s modern, fast changing and challenging global society.

Our Mission

  • The German International School Sydney offers the highest quality co-education in a continuous bilingual and multicultural environment, and is dedicated to developing each individual student's full potential.
  • We are committed to the best of German, European and Australian educational and cultural values fostered in a friendly and caring community.
  • We challenge our students to develop into responsible, reliable, competent and confident adults.

Our Values

  • We celebrate different cultures, opinions and standpoints.
  • We guide our students to appreciate openness, honesty and respect.
  • We aim for the highest educational quality standards.
  • We foster an atmosphere of peace and understanding amongst all of us.
  • We care for our students and provide a nurturing environment.