Welcome to Deutsche Schule Kobe / European School

DESK provides an exceptional education for children from 2 to 12 years old which is rooted in it German heritage and European culture, but also embraces the rich diversity in our world. Our curriculum follows the IB Primary Years Programme and the educational plans (Bildungsplan, Lehrpläne) of the German state of Thuringia. Employing a holistic approach, we ensure that students learn using their heads, their hearts and their hands.
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Upcoming Events

First Day of School
8:00 am - 3:30 pm
Rokko Island, Kobe
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From Blog

Friday Word Attack

Second Graders teaching First Graders how to make words...

First Day on the computers

We are making Family and Friend Maps.  

Class A-Jolly Phonics in Action

My Name is A. My sound is A A...

Class A-Show and Tell using Jolly Phonics


Katelyn Boyle

Early Years Teacher

John O’Neill

Middle Years Coordinator & Teacher

Meredith Robinson

Grade 5 Teacher

Anne Rose

German Homeroom Teacher