Since 2011, the German Embassy School has carried the seal of approval “Excellent German School Abroad” and in October 2019 was also the first school in Ethiopia to receive the quality seal “French Teaching in Ethiopia”.

The German Schools Abroad enjoy a high reputation worldwide as places of education and cultural encounter. At the 140 German Schools Abroad, students can acquire German, national and international school-leaving qualifications that give them access to colleges and universities worldwide.

The German schools abroad operate within a fixed evaluation cycle, which also includes the Bund-Länder-Inspektion (BLI). This external evaluation of the school and was introduced as an instrument of quality assurance and development for German schools abroad.

In 2011, the German Embassy School Addis Ababa was certified for the first time with the seal of approval “Excellent German School Abroad” by the Central Agency for Schools Abroad (ZfA) in Germany. The last approval in 2018 also succeeded in awarding the DBSAA as: 

"Excellent German School Abroad"

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