Situated in Essen in the centre of the industrially important Ruhr area, the International School Ruhr offers an English curriculum for children as soon as the age of three and completes with an International Baccalaureate diploma allowing young people to study at universities all over the world. International education and cross-cultural communication between children of different backgrounds, belief systems and mentality have become the foundation of what parents and children can expect at SBW International School Ruhr. All programmes, such as the IB Programme, at the international school are internationally certified and acknowledged.