Accredited as “Excellent German School Abroad” by the German Authority for schools abroad – the highest achievable rating.
Internationally recognized German graduate programs. Attainment of the Realschulabschluss and the Abitur, providing access to universities worldwide.
We offer a multi-cultural and multi-lingual environment. Our teachers speak both German and English fluently. Further we offer French and Arabic as foreign languages.
Extensive afterschool programs. Our extracurricular programs extend into the afternoon offering students sports, crafts and homework supervision until 3.20 p.m.
Our linguistic integration program allows non-German speaking children not only to integrate seamlessly as of the kindergarten but also from grade 1.
Our pre-school program ensures a comprehensive language and cognitive skills screening to make the transition into first grade easy for both parents and our students.
Our kindergarten offers parents the chance to enroll their children in the “Kindergarten Uni”. A project-based afternoon program varying from the focus on sciences to German literature.
We derive a lot pride from our close-knit parent – student – staff community. Together with the voluntary parent group, the Event Team, GISAD offers a range of events throughout the year.
Emirati students are welcome to enroll in our school as of the kindergarten level by applying via the H.H. Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed scholarship. The first Emirati graduate student attained the Abitur in 2019.
Students and parents benefit from our full range of services. We offer two bus schedules, which coordinate with our students’ schedules. Our cafeteria provider, Food Nation, offers snacks and a hot lunch, providing nutritious meals for our students and staff.