The Deutsche Schule Kobe/European School (DESK) is a German school abroad and an IB World School for children ages 2 to 11. At DESK, we provide an exceptional, innovative education anchored by our German heritage and recognized for embracing the rich diversity in our learners and our world. We approach education holistically in order to ensure that students learn using their heads, their hearts and their hands.
Our mission is built upon our German heritage and European values and beliefs. As a school community we strive to be lifelong inquirers inspired by and challenged through authentic and meaningful learning experiences. Being committed to providing an exceptional education, we foster international mindedness, critical thinking, inclusion and respect for diversity and the willingness to act with integrity and compassion.
At A Glance
The Deutsche Schule Kobe / European School provides a unique, multilingual education to learners ages 2 to 11. Find out a little bit more about our school community and programmes.
Our school campus is located on Rokko Island in Kobe, Japan. Read more about our eco-friendly schoolhouse and our new middle school building and community space!
The Parent Teacher Association (PTA) hosts many in-school and public events for the community throughout the year.
At DESK, the staff members work together to build an inclusive, family-like atmosphere.