About DoDEA Europe

DoDEA Europe Regional Office

DoDEA Europe is one of 3 geographic regions within the Department of Defense Education Activity (DoDEA). DoDEA, as one of only two Federally-operated school systems, is responsible for planning, directing, coordinating, and managing prekindergarten through 12th grade educational programs on behalf of the Department of Defense (DoD).

The DoDEA Europe Regional Office, located in Sembach, Germany and led by the Director for Student Excellence houses both the Center for Instructional Leadership and the Forward Integrated Support Team.


District Operates in Country(ies) # of Schools
West Belgium, Netherlands and United Kingdom 18
East Rheinland-Pfaltz, Germany 32
South Bahrain, Italy, Spain and Turkey 15



All of our schools are accredited by AdvancED. The entire DoDEA system is guided by the SY 2018/19 - 2023/24 DoDEA Blueprint for Continuous Improvement, which outlines our vision, mission and goals. Our mission is to educate, engage and empower each student to succeed in a dynamic world.