Vienna International School Turned 40 Years Old

More+Work & Careers ♦ Published: October 9, 2018; 15:49 ♦ (Vindobona)

Exactly forty years ago the VIS Vienna International School was set up to provide a truly international education for the children in the Viennese international community especially those associated with the United Nations. The school was therefore located very close to the VIC Vienna International Centre. Since then it has established itself as a school of international understanding and cosmopolitanism.

Vienna International School turned 40 in 2018. Former President Fischer praises role for international understanding. / Picture: © VIS Vienna International School

40 years ago Vienna International School opened its doors to pupils of 60 nationalities. In the last 40 years the school has developed into an important link between different nations.

Currently, 1417 students between the ages of three and 18 from 110 different nations attend the school.

Down to the present day, the VIS is the home away from home for many international…