International School of Düsseldorf

Founded in 1968, the International School of Düsseldorf is a not-for-profit, independent, co-educational day school located in the heart of the international community of Kaiserswerth. Due to our non-profit status, all our income is invested back into the school for the benefit of our students.

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ISD turns the tide on plastic pollution

Eight ISD elementary school students recently joined the inauguration of a sophisticated aquatic waste collector – dubbed the ‘River Whale’ – at Düsseldorf’s MedienHafen. The device was partially funded by proceeds from the students’ sustainable Christmas market event in December 2019 and was ‘launched’ by Düsseldorf’s Lord Mayor. The River Whale …

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Students prepared masks as a thank you for caregivers.

Masks for Carers

The community at the International School of Düsseldorf is a wonderful mix of families from all over the world. During their time in Germany, many of our international families enjoy connecting with and contributing to their wider community in Düsseldorf. Two ISD mothers, one Brasilian and one American, have been …

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Preparing for University: 5 Reasons Why You Should Choose an International School with an IB Focus

An International School education is second to none. Not only do students learn in an environment with peers, faculty, and staff from around the world, international schools are often a place where students can learn using programmes supported by the International Baccalaureate (IB) Organization. For over 52 years, IB programmes …

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ISD Dad’s Army

There are many groups for parents and caregivers at ISD: language conversation groups, welcome committees, country groups, running groups, volunteer activities, yoga, personal development and so many more. The groups focus on developing language and comfort in a new environment, but more importantly, become the anchor for many new parents …

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Disrupting the “meal deal”

Jan Herbst, 2018 ISD graduate, has just completed his first year at Central Saint Martins, a part of the University of the Arts London. Jan took advantage of an innovative program offered at Central Saint Martins, the Foundation Diploma in Art and Design. This unique, year-long degree allows for the …

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