GISC students enjoy field trips as well as special presentations by distinguished visitors.

GISC students haven taken field trips to the Field Museum, the Lincoln Park Zoo, the Grimm Fairy Tale World special exhibition at the DANK-HAUS, the Shedd Aquarium, and the Morton Arboretum. Students have also enjoyed special presentations (on Arthropods and Birds) by Field Museum Curator Dr. Petra Sierwald as well as a performance and presentation on Musical Instruments by Chicago Philharmonic Cellist Matthew Agnew.

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Book Donation from the ZfA


As in prior years, GISC again received books for elementary school students from the Central Agency for Schools Abroad (ZfA). Frau Anka Fehling, Language Consultant, ZfA, presented the … read more

Dual language instruction gives children a great advantage

We make learning fun and challenging!

Growing up bilingually is not just about mastering two languages. Modern research has found several other significant benefits from the learning of another language.read more

We learn to be responsible global citizens

German International School Chicago (GISC) is an independent, not-for-profit, dual-language school with the curriculum mainly taught in German and with a multi-cultural approach. The school welcomes students of all backgrounds … read more