Governance

German Swiss International School Association Ltd

The German Swiss International School Association Ltd is a Hong Kong company limited by guarantee. The German Swiss International School Association Ltd is responsible for the operation of the German Swiss International School and employs the teachers and support staff, determines the curriculum in accordance with relevant supervisory guidelines and deals with academic and administrative matters. Subject to the approval of the Board, membership of The German Swiss International School Association Ltd is open to all natural persons over the age of 21 who are not GSIS staff. The Board of The German Swiss International School Association Ltd is elected by the members of The German Swiss International School Association Ltd at the Annual General Meeting. The Board oversees the operation of the school on behalf of the members.

If you are not yet a member of The German Swiss International School Association Ltd, but wish to apply for membership, please do so by using the application form that can be downloaded from the link below. Should you have further questions that are not answered in the FAQ's, in particular regarding your membership status, please contact Raymond Keung via email.

Join the GSIS Association Ltd

  1. Print and fill out the application here, and send in with a cheque for HK$100 made payable to GSIS Association Ltd, or...
  2. If you are a current parent, please login to the Parent Portal
  3. For other members of the GSIS Community (without access to the Parent Portal), please click here.

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German Swiss International School Foundation Ltd

The German Swiss International School Foundation Ltd is a Hong Kong company limited by guarantee, which owns and manages the buildings of the German Swiss International School.

The construction and development of the school premises have been funded by the GSIS Foundation Limited through issuing a series of debentures. A debenture must be purchased from The German Swiss International School Foundation Ltd for each child who enters the school and the debenture remains in place until the time the child leaves the school. The owner of the debenture is a member of The German Swiss International School Foundation Ltd and entitled to vote at the Annual General Meeting. The Board of The German Swiss International School Foundation Ltd is elected by the members of The German Swiss International School Foundation Ltd at the Annual General Meeting.

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Frequently Asked Questions

As a member of The German Swiss International School Association Ltd, you can contribute to the operations of the school and be instrumental in introducing improvements to make our school even better. As a member of The German Swiss International School Association Ltd, you have the right to vote at the general meetings, and participate in the affairs of The German Swiss International School Association Ltd.

According to Article 5 of the Memorandum and Articles of Association (M&AA) of The German Swiss International School Association Ltd, membership shall be open to all natural persons over the age of 21 years, but not (i) firms or corporations (ii) the Headmaster or (iii) any teachers or employees of the School.

Natural persons are human beings, as opposed to artificial persons or entities such as companies which are recognized as legal persons under the law.

According to Article 4 of the M&AA of The German Swiss International School Association Ltd, applications for membership will be considered and approved by the Board, which retains the right to refuse any application, at its regular meetings.

With effect from June 2017, membership is $100/year.

Members may nominate any “natural person” over the age of twenty-one as a proxy, but not a corporation or other legal entity. A proxy form needs to be submitted by mail or by hand not less than 48 hours in advance of the General Meetings.

No. Holders of registered debentures are not automatically members of the German Swiss International School Association Ltd.

German Swiss International School
Peak Campus
11 Guildford Road, The Peak
香港山頂僑福道11號
(852) 2849 6216
Pok Fu Lam Campus
162 Pok Fu Lam Road, Pok Fu Lam
香港薄扶林薄扶林道162號
(852) 2849 6217