NewsCarlsbad International School: Why study an IB school in Europe?

We often read wishes and dreams our applicants share in their letters with Carlsbad International School.

Adam: “I want to be able to engage in a learning  environment that nurtures and expands my love for education to newer heights. Not only by ” refreshing my scenery ” ,but by letting me indulge in some of the more forgotten intricacies of foreign culture and tradition.”

Almira: “I want to travel around the world and to know their culture as well.”

Our international boarding school for boys and girls ages 14-18. Most of these teenagers wish to travel the world, get to know other cultures and make new friends, aside from gaining a prestigious education.
Carlsbad International School offers the pre-diploma and IB Diploma study programmes, which open doors for our graduates to top colleges and universities around the world, whilst also enhancing their profiles for future employers. These internationally recognized programmes are comparable as for high standards of education if you study in the Czech Republic, Switzerland, Austria or Germany. Our experienced IB Faculty is composed of 80% native speakers, 67% of whom are advanced degree holders. At CIS, however, students benefit from small classes and the 3:1 student – teacher ratio. Here at CIS, there is more than just the IB curriculum. We foster our students´ active and healthy lifestyles through Activities, sport clubs, specialized sports programmes (tennis, golf and triathlon) and CAS projects. Students can also participated in the internationally acknowledged Duke of Edinburgh Award programme.

Since 2013 our international co-ed school has become a „home away from home“ for students from over 30 nationalities, making it a melting pot of many cultures, traditions and characters. We promote international diversity in the English speaking environment. We teach our students to assume responsibility, become independent and critical thinkers and contribute to shaping their future.

Carlsbad International School is located in heart of Europe. Our premium, safe and high tech campus is situated in the Czech Republic, a country acclaimed for its rich history, cultural landmarks and safety (see the 2017 Global Peace Index). Our students find their new home in the renowned UNESCO candidate spa town of Karlovy Vary which lies just 120 km away from Prague International Airport and only 10 km from Karlovy Vary International Airport. The Czech Republic can offer western standards of living for very affordable prices. It is a great gateway to travel on the European continent.

At CIS we are committed to quality combined with pastoral care which creates an outstanding boarding school. Our first class boarding houses offer modern rooms for 2-4 students, combining different languages and nationalities to shape new friendships across cultures and continents. Our dedicated ResLife team members design extracurricular programmes which offer a great variety of sport, cultural and social activities in the local Karlovy Vary region, further areas of the Czech Republic and also abroad. Our professional kitchen team, in co-operation with our nutrition specialist, pride themselves in creating exquisite, delicious and well balanced diets for young, active teenagers.