The European International School, Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit educational institution registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission on July 31, 2003. It was set up primarily to provide shared education services for the Philippine-based operations of the German School (Deutsche Europäische Schule Manila, also known as German School Manila) and the French School (Ecole Franzaise de Manille, also known as French School Manila). The two (2) schools were set up to be a venue for elementary and secondary school education of the dependents of foreign diplomatic personnel as well as other foreign temporary residents/students and local residents of the Philippines who wish to undergo the German or French basic education curriculum. Its main office is located at #75 Swaziland St., Better Living Subd., Parañaque City. The school has 68 regular staff; 17 part-time staff; 7 regular staff & 3 part-time staff paid by German & French Governments and 10 Board of Trustees.
European International School was given a Government Recognition by the Department of Education (DepEd) in 2006 for its Nursery/Kindergarten program and Elementary and Secondary Courses. It was also given a Certificate of Authorization to offer the Diploma Program of the International Baccalaureate Organization in June 2003 or senior high school program. Thus, as early as 2006, graduates of said program were eligible for entry in colleges and universities anywhere around the world.
The school initially sought certification with PCNC upon the recommendation of BIR in relation to its renewal for its Tax Exemption Certification. On its first application, the school was granted a three year PCNC certification on October 28, 2015 which ended in July 7, 2018. Recently, the BIR issued its perpetual Tax
Exemption, the School still pursued its application with PCNC mainly for seal of good housekeeping and eventually sourcing local funds.
Its purposes among others are to nurture the children of various nationalities, developing them into responsible, productive and self-reliant members of the society with an appreciation of various foreign and local cultures.