Registrations for the 2024/2025 school year

Important dates for the registration of new students Parents who wish to register their children for the school year 2024/2025 at the German School Hurghada must submit the registration documents by email to the school secretariat by June 3, 2024. To do this, please send the last two school report cards and a copy of the child's passport to We will then invite the children to the admission test on June, 10 and 11. On the first day, the written exams will take place from 9:00 a.m. The subjects tested are Maths, German and English. On day two, the

DSH hosts supra-regional debating competition

Talents from 10 schools compete against each other At the end of November, the DSH organised the supra-regional debating competition for German schools abroad in the Africa region. Around 50 students from ten schools abroad took part. The debates were held in German and Arabic. The students were drawn by lot for their debates and put into teams of four. Two students argued "pro", two "contra". The topics included the question of whether one school day a week should only be spent online or whether students should be allowed to bring their mobile phones to school. After each round, the

Successful review visit

Positive Feedback for DSH From November 14 to 16, Dr. Marcus Schawe, Regional Representative of the Central Agency for Schools Abroad, was a guest at the German School in Hurghada. In his role, he supports German schools abroad in the African region and advises them on issues relating to school development and education. Visits to schools abroad are part of the regular quality inspections that German schools abroad undergo. For example, various visits and reviews on school quality and school development take place every three years. During this year's review visit, Dr. Schawe held discussions with the school management, teachers,

Successful student exchange

Cultural exchange with learning effect At the end of September, 17 students of the Johannes-Althusius-High-School from Emden, Germany, came to the DSH. This was the second time that the student exchange between our partner school in Germany and our school took place. Like last year, the guest students were accommodated for eleven days with families of our students of grades 9 and 10 and participated in the lessons of the DSH. The theme of the exchange was "sustainability and environmental protection", as both Hurghada and Emden are located on seas whose unique habitats are particularly worthy of protection. The students

School Enrollment 2023/2024

First day of school for the new first graders Welcome to 20 new first graders starting their school career at DS Hurghada. August 30, 2023 was their big day: school enrollment. In the lovingly decorated music hall of DSH, the new students and their parents were welcomed by the school administration and some children from higher grades. The children from class 3 opened the enrollment ceremony with a song. Afterwards, Principal Siglinde Hailer introduced the teachers of the first grade. Gabriele Pointner, head of the elementary school, also welcomed the first graders and the parents and gave some insights into

Join our team

Work at a beautiful holiday destination For our beautiful German school in Hurghada we are looking for 1 teacher for SEK I Kl.5-10 subject German / Geography or other subject possible + possibly also use in SEK II and 1 teacher for SEK I Kl. 5-10 Mathematics / Physics and / or IT. Career changers are welcome! Part-time possible! For the coming school year, we are looking for teachers for the subjects Math/Physics as well as German/Geography for our beautiful recognized German school "Deutsche Schule Hurghada". You can expect an international team and a familiar working atmosphere. The classes are

DSH student wins trip to Germany

Scholarship from the Educational Exchange Service Karim Mahram from Class 10 has won one of a few scholarships for a four-week stay abroad in Germany. The scholarships are awarded by the Educational Exchange Service of the Standing Conference of the Ministers of Education and Cultural Affairs in Germany as part of a international program. Karim's win makes him part of a group of international students from German schools abroad. During their stay in Germany, the group will visit the cities of Bonn, Cologne, Berlin and Munich. The children live with host families in Germany for fourteen days and attend classes

Best “readers” of the DSH chosen

Reading competition at DSH In this year's DSH reading competition, the best readers of grades 6 and 7 were determined. In the competition, the class winners from grades 6 and 7 competed in two categories ("German as a Foreign Language" (DaF) and "German as a Mother Tongue" (DaM)). These were May Karam (DaM) and Almira Gudenko (DaF) in Class 6 and Begad Mohamed (DaM) and Kerolos Shehata (DaF) from Class 7. The students first read an excerpt from a book of their own choosing. After this first round, the students each had to read a passage from a text they

Cultural Attaché visited DS Hurghada

Class 7 awarded for sustainability project Cultural attaché Felix Haala from the German Embassy Cairo visited the DS Hurghada on February 16, 2023. He personally delivered the prizes for the students of class 7 whose sustainability project won in a Facebook voting of the German Embassy. The students received large geography puzzles as prizes. Afterwards, Felix Haala visited the school grounds together with principal Siglinde Hailer and school guides from class 4. Among other things, they visited the school's new learning studio in the Einstein room, checked out the state of the Grade 12 GIB group project in the art

DSH wins games equipment

Games worth around 1,000 euros Thanks to the commitment of German teacher Christiane Sommer-Becker, the DSH has won a box full of games worth around 1,000 euros. These include numerous board games for all ages as well as a Playmobil set and a Märklin train set. This makes DSH one of 202 winning schools in the "Spielen macht Schule" initiative. In order to promote playing, the German "Spielen macht Schule" initiative raffles off games equipment every year. To win, schools have to develop a concept for integrating games into everyday school life. Thanks to the ideas of teacher Christiane Sommer-Becker,