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Our school fees cover a comprehensive range of services, making your child’s educational journey at IS Ruhr enriching and inclusive. To ensure transparency and accessibility, we have outlined our school fees in a detailed PDF document, which you can find here. Included in the fees are all online course books and materials, access to cutting-edge teaching and learning software and subsidies towards exciting school field trips in and out of Germany.

At IS Ruhr, we understand the importance of holistic development. Therefore, our fees also encompass pastoral care, ensuring that each student receives the support they need to thrive academically, emotionally, and socially. We take pride in fostering a supportive environment for English as an Additional Language learners, facilitating their integration and success.

As a fully state-accredited school and one of the 5,700 International Baccalaureate (IB) World Schools authorized worldwide, IS Ruhr in Essen maintains the highest standards of education. Please note that our school is solely financed by the school fees paid by our parents. We do not receive any public subsidies for our daily operations or personnel costs, ensuring that our commitment to excellence is sustained by the community we serve.



At IS Ruhr, we are committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible learning environment. Our goal is to ensure that students, regardless of financial constraints, have access to international education at IS Ruhr.

The application process for our Scholarship/Financial Assistance Programme for the academic year 2024/2025 has now closed.

Scholarship/ Financial Aid Application Form 2025/2026
Application Procedure

Applications are welcome from December 2024 until 31 January 2025 for the 2025/2026 academic year. Applications must be submitted in English.

Should you have any inquiries or require further assistance regarding the financial aid application process, our Admissions Manager is here to help. Feel free to reach out at info@is-ruhr.de. We look forward to supporting you on your child’s educational journey.

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