Mission & Profile

Mission and Guiding Principles

Within the rich cultural context of Austria, AIS Vienna

  • Nurtures an inclusive learning community
    • In partnership with families, we support healthy social, emotional, physical, and intellectual development.
    • We differentiate instruction to accommodate diverse interests and needs.
    • We cultivate active and creative students.
  • Challenges students to strive for personal excellence and to explore their passions
    • We balance an academically engaging program with co-curricular opportunities to empower students for success now and beyond AIS.
    • We motivate students to explore new and existing passions through guidance and opportunities.
  • Fosters respect through compassion for others and our world
    • We encourage empathy, honesty and kindness towards others.
    • We embrace diverse values and perspectives with an aim to act with an open mind.
    • We strive to have a positive impact on others and our environment

Core Values


AIS Environmental Ethics Statement and Goals

The AIS community is committed to developing an environmentally friendly school by:

  • raising environmental awareness
  • making environmentally friendly decisions
  • including environmental action and education in our daily routine
  • supporting the environmental policies of Austria

Students, teachers and staff can make progress toward these goals by:

  • using the existing recycling bins appropriately
  • reducing paper usage by printing on both sides, using half sheets or working digitally if possible
  • reducing electrical use by turning off lights, Smart Boards and computers when not in use
  • reducing our use of plastic bottles and bags
  • reminding one another to conserve our resources

Safeguarding and Child Protection
In line with emerging international school best practice, AIS Vienna maintains strong child protection policies and procedures and our school strives to provide a safe and secure environment for all students.

School Stories