Danube International School, Vienna
Josef Gall Gasse 2, 1020, Vienna, Austria
Tel: (+43) 1 720 3110
Fax: (+43) 1 720 311040
255 students, aged 3 - 18
fees: 7800-14300yr (Euros)
Danube International School (DIS) is situated in the heart of Vienna.
The school was founded by a group of parents and businessmen interested
in developing a high quality international school with a family atmosphere.
DIS serves the needs of the international and local communities and
it has grown to provide a quality education for children from age
3 to 18. With about 250 students from 38 different nationalities,
we are able to provide a broad range of educational offerings whilst
maintaining a high standard of individual care. The school is a member
of the European Council of International Schools and the International
Baccalaureate Organisation with which it maintains strong links.
Danube International School (DIS) provides for the full age range
with an elementary section (age 5 to 11) and secondary (age 11-18).
In Grades 6-10 the school is authorized to deliver the International
Baccalaureate Middle Years Programme and in Grades 11 and 12 the
prestigious International Baccalaureate Diploma. Most students at
DIS are multi-lingual. The majority of our students in the Elementary
School learn two or three languages, in the Secondary School three
or four and some of our international students are familiar with
five or six languages. Formal tuition in the mornings and afternoons
is followed by a full and varied programme that includes cultural
activities, community service and sport. Students take their work
seriously and are ready to seek guidance. We are proud of our results
and continually strive for excellence.
The Danube International School (DIS) faculty also represents a
wide range of experience and comprises of 12 different nationalities.
There is an active parents association that facilitates communication
among parents and within the broader school community. The school
year lasts from late August until the end of June.
Danube International School (DIS) is situated in a pleasant district
of Vienna overlooking the Danube Canal. Recently renovated, the
building comprises a good range of classrooms and other facilities
that include three laboratories, a computer room, a sports hall,
a theatre and a library.
The Danube International School (DIS) seeks to prepare students
to become citizens of the world through its commitment tot he development
of the whole child, both as an individual and as a member of the
community and it emphasizes the need for acceptance of personal
responsibility, concern for others, service to the community and
an understanding of people of different races, religions and social