The German Embassy School Addis Ababa upholds rigorous global education standards, as demonstrated through prestigious quality seals and accreditations earned for excellence in teaching, resources, and student outcomes.


Quality Seals

The school was awarded the seal of approval "Excellent German School Abroad" by Germany's Central Agency for Schools Abroad (ZfA) in 2011. This prestigious designation recognizes schools that provide outstanding instruction, facilities, and support to promote student success. After undergoing the thorough inspection process, the DBSAA had its accreditation renewed in 2018 as part of the regular evaluation cycle for German schools abroad. In 2019, the DBSAA became the first school in Ethiopia to receive the quality seal "French Teaching in Ethiopia" from the Agency for French Education Abroad. This honor endorses the school's exceptional French language programming and cement its place as a leading international school.

Ongoing Evaluation

As a German school abroad, the DBSAA operates within a fixed cycle of external quality inspections conducted by the German Bund-Länder-Inspektion (BLI). This regular process of rigorous evaluation ensures the school's continuous improvement and upholds the highest standards of education excellence.


Graduates of the DBSAA earn qualifications recognized by universities and employers worldwide. This provides them access to higher education across Germany and beyond. More importantly, students benefit lifelong from the holistic, high-quality education focused on nurturing intellectually curious, socially responsible, and globally aware young people.

The German Embassy School Addis Ababa's prestigious accreditations validate its commitment to world-class instruction within a supportive multicultural community. We invite students and families to come experience the difference of our globally-minded education.