School Dubai

World citizens set sail

Who we are

Our mission statement

DISD is a recognized, excellent German School Abroad that offers an outstanding learning environment and has been in existence for 15 years. We are a modern and innovative school with heart. From kindergarten through Primary School and Secondary School to the Abitur, our student*innen develop into true global citizens.


Welcome to our website!

Thank you for your interest in the German International School Dubai. Principal Michael Lummel cordially invites you to inform yourself about our educational offers.

German school education in Dubai

Educational offer and degrees
Primary School
Secondary School


The school in numbers
disd_schueler_optimized 900 + Students
disd_nationalities_optimized 30 + Nationalities
Teaching Staff 100 + Teachers
disd_co_curricular_activities_optimized 50 + Co-curricular activities
disd_competitions_optimized 20 + Competitions per school year
disd_baccalaureate_optimized 200 + High school graduates since 2012

Co-curricular activities

Our afternoon program offers a variety of sports, musical and cultural activities.

Children have afterschool and kindergarten care in our CCAs that is appropriate for their age.

That's why DISD

6 reasons for the DISD
Excellent school education

DISD offers an excellent school education according to the Thuringian curriculum and its educational areas with the globally recognized degree "Deutsches Internationales Abitur" (German A-level exam, DIA). Teaching is provided by highly qualified and experienced educators.

Teaching Staff
German as a core competence

Our students are true global citizens who speak many languages. Great emphasis is put on the mastery of the German language as a core competence from kindergarten onwards. The language of instruction is German and we offer a comprehensive language development concept from kindergarten to Secondary School.

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STEM Excellence

At DISD, the unique German engineering spirit is fostered starting in kindergarten. We offer opportunities for research in specialized rooms with recognized STEM programs and projects with German industry.

Excellent and state of the art learning environment

Equipped with the latest technologies and work tools, we offer an excellent learning environment in our state-of-the-art school building, which is tailored in all areas to the needs of the students.

Individual promotion

At DISD, students receive individualized support. We provide active and personalized learning and individualized attention for children with special needs, as well as for exceptional students.

Value oriented school community

Our school community daily strives for fair, tolerant and humane interaction with each other. We live our mission statement in everyday school life and promote a sense of responsibility, creativity and critical thinking in our students.


The latest from the daily school life
February 27, 2024
New employees at DISD
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February 27, 2024
Boris Pfeiffer inspires during the DISD Book Week
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February 23, 2024
Second DISD vernissage enchants visitors
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January 27, 2024
Sporting record alarm
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240125 DISD 15 years Title New
January 26, 2024
Fifteenth anniversary
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December 13, 2023
Minister of State visits the DISD
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