Admissions

The German School in Hurghada is an international school of encounter.

Native German speaking children as well as children of all other nationalities are welcome at our school. For kindergarten and the first year of preschool, German language skills are not required; for subsequent grades, admission for non-native German speaking children is decided on an individual basis.

Registration at DSH: Important dates

Parents who wish to enroll their children at the German School Hurghada (DSH) for the school year 2022/2023 must submit the enrollment documents by e-mail to the school secretary’s office by June 8, 2022. Please send the last two report cards and a copy of the child’s passport to sec@deutsche-schule-hurghada.de.

We will then invite the children to take the entrance exam on June 15 and 16, 2022. On day one, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., the written exams will take place. On day two, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., the oral exams will take place. The subjects tested are Mathematics, German and English. In addition, there will be an assessment for the subject Arabic (Egyptian students: written and oral exam; other nationalities: entrance interview).

Students will stay at the Culture Center (CC) on the DSH campus during the specified time and will be picked up for their exams. The results of the exams will be announced on June 16 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Parents may wait in the CC during this time.

Alternative dates for the entrance exams are August 22 and 23, 2022. For this date, parents should send registration documents to the school office secretary no later than August 15.

Participation in one of the two entrance exams (June or August) is mandatory for admission to the DSH.

Important documents after successful entrance examination:

  • Fully completed application form (you will receive it on site)
  • 6 passport photos
  • Original birth certificate (remains at the school)
  • Copy of the child’s passport
  • Copy of the passports of both legal guardians (in case of dual citizenship, please use the passport that refers to the child’s nationality)
  • Copy of the vaccination book (only for kindergarten and preschool children)

Fees and Regulations for Payment for Term 2021/22

New registrations as of school year 2022/23

  • Kindergarten: 22.200 EGP
  • Pre school (KG1): 37.740 EGP
  • Pre school (KG2): 56.496 EGP
  • Primary school (1-4): 60.450 EGP
  • Secondary I (5-9): 65.751 EGP
  • Secondary I (10): 65.751 EGP
  • Secondary II (11-12): 117.604 EGP

In addition to the all-day tuition, the amount includes:

  • Breakfast and lunch incl. drinks
  • Incl. German textbooks
  • Incl. Arabic textbooks from grade 5
  • Accident insurance Allianz
  • First aid care

The initial registration fee for kindergarten and preschool is EGP 5,000 per child (non-refundable). For the 22/23 school year, the school will cover the registration fees.

The initial registration fee is EGP 10,000 per child for elementary school and above (non-refundable). For the 22/23 school year, the school covers 50% of the registration fees.

From elementary school on, a deposit for textbooks of 100 EUR is required. Both amounts are to be paid in cash at the secretary’s office. Information on the cost of workbooks, uniforms, and supplies will be provided separately at the beginning of the school year.

The sibling discount for each additional child is 10%.

Payments Only in Egyptian Pound