European International School

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European International School
Location
75 Swaziland St., Better Living Subd., Parañaque City, Philippines
Information
TypeJoint venture between the GESM and LFM
Established1992 (as Eurocampus)
2004 (as EIS)
HeadmasterChristoph-Boris Frank (GESM)
Stephane Ravache (LFM)
Colour(s)blue, white
MascotBears
Website

The European International School is a private school in Parañaque City, Philippines. It is a joint venture of the German European School Manila (German: Deutsche Europäische Schule Manila) and the Lycée Français de Manille (English: French School of Manila).

Their team is known as the EIS Bears.

History[edit]

Eurocampus was established in 1992. The British School Manila and the Dutch School Manila was also located on the so called Eurocampus, which was officially opened on October 31 1992 by German Foreign Minister Klaus Kinkel, his French colleague Georges Kiejman in the presence of Amelita Ramos and Armand Fabella. Manila was the first Eurocampus world wide.

1997 the Joint School Conference (JSC) was created, a body to discuss Eurocampus-internal pedagogical questions or projects of the schools. The delegates of each school were the headmaster, one delegate of the school board, two teachers and one student. headmasters, and representatives of students and teachers, working on projects of cooperation.

In 2004, the European International School was conceptualized and therefore, the Eurocampus was renamed as EIS eurocampus.

First logo of EIS on Eurocampus

In its Mission statement, Eurocampus "promotes cultural awareness in the spirit of intercultural learning and understanding by embracing all professional, educational and human aspects of cooperation."

German European School Manila[edit]

The German European School Manila is a German international school. It was first established as Jose-Rizal Schule in 1983. Renamed in 1992, as German School Manila. (German: Deutsche Schule Manila), when the Eurocampus was formed. In 2010, the DSM renamed to its present name, after having established an international section in 2006.

GESM logo

French School of Manila[edit]

The Lycée Français de Manille (English: French School of Manila), is an embassy school.

Location[edit]

It is located at 75 Swaziland St., Better Living Subd., Parañaque City, Philippines. The nearest landmark includes SM Bicutan.

Facilities[edit]

Both GESM and LFM share most of the facilities of the EIS like the football field, gym, swimming pool, library, and clinic.

The flags of Germany, France, the Philippines, and the European Union hoisted at the EIS

Accreditation[edit]

It has an International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme. The GESM is recognized by the German Embassy and German International Schools Abroad (German: Deutsche Auslandsschulen International). The LFM is recognized by the French Embassy and Agency for French Education abroad (French: Agence pour l'Enseignement Français à l'Étranger).

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