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German language courses and more in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

The Goethe-Institut for the Gulf Region offers - besides other activities - language courses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai.

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The German International School (GIS) in Abu Dhabi

The German School, the predecessor of GIS, was founded in 1976. From humble beginnings as a small company school it has grown during the past years achieving the status of an officially accredited German overseas school, which is supported financially and with personnel by the German Government. GIS is currently teaching students from Germany, the Emirates and many other nations starting from junior kindergarten to the German International Abitur at Grade 12 (first exams in 2011). The German International Abitur course of study taken in German and English is an interrnationally accepted qualification permitting its graduates to study at renowned universities in all countries of the world. In September 2008 the GIS moved to new school facilities generously provided by the Government of the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

German Academic Exchange Service in Abu Dhabi

The German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) has opened its Info-Center for the Gulf-Region in Abu Dhabi. The office will provide its services to the academic official institutes in all Gulf countries, give information to students who are willing to study in Germany or need advice on study opportunities within individual disciplines, on types of degree programmes and on the relevant admission requirements.

Office Address: German Embassy Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi Mall / Towers at the Trade Center, West Tower, 14th Floor, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Tel.: +971 2 678 1124, Fax: + 971 2 678 1128

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