Guiding Statements of the International School of Ulm/Neu-Ulm

Vision Statement


We empower a community of socially responsible learners to succeed in an ever-changing world.

Mission Statement


ISU provides an engaging and challenging education in a caring, supportive, diverse environment where students aspire to fulfil their potential. Our programmes are taught in English and are accredited internationally and in Germany.

ISU’s 3 Pillars of Learning

Learning to do: At ISU we believe in preparing for an ever-changing global community. We inspire learners to develop communication, social, self-management, research and thinking skills. We foster the learning of tools, skills, knowledge and understanding through inquiry.

Learning to live together: We learn that people have different perspectives, values, cultures that enrich our community. We celebrate our spirit of belonging and a sense of community.

Learning to be: At ISU we believe that education contributes to a learner’s holistic development. We help develop healthy, ethical, active and balanced individuals in a safe and caring environment.

The International School of Ulm/Neu-Ulm is an authorized IB World School




More than 4,000 schools so far have chosen to teach International Baccalaureate® (IB) programs, with their unique academic rigor and emphasis on students’ personal development. Those schools employ over 70,000 educators, teaching more than one million students worldwide.


The International School of Ulm/Neu-Ulm is an authorized IB World School, offering the Primary Years Program (PYP) from Kindergarten to Grade 5 and the Diploma Program (Grades 11 and 12) of the International Baccalaureate (IB). The IB  is an international curriculum  designed for all children and is recognized internationally and in Germany.


These program focus on the total growth of the developing child, affecting hearts as well as minds and addressing social, physical, emotional, and cultural needs in addition to academic welfare. The IB offers a comprehensive, inquiry-based approach to teaching and learning. It provides an internationally designed model for concurrency in learning and incorporates guidelines on student learning styles, teaching methodologies, and assessment strategies.





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89231 Neu-Ulm



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