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Learning German

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Learn German with the Goethe-Institut in the Gulf Region! We offer courses in the following cities:

current issues

Summer break

Summer break

The Goethe-Institut in Abu Dhabi remains closed from August 8th to 23rd. We are looking forward to welcoming you again on August 24th.
A dream became true

A dream became true:

Hala Alsadi in Germany
New Courses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai

New Courses in Abu Dhabi and Dubai:

Enrolment is open from 25 till 28 August 2014.


Photography workshop with Maurice Weiss

Current projects

Mini-exhibition “Germany Unwrapped”  

From 20 February to 30 September 2014 to be seen at the Goethe-Institut German Language Centre Dubai.

Taster-Lesson for children above 7  

Your child is interested to learn German purely playfully, intuitively and with all senses? Then join our taster lesson free of charge and non-binding!

Cultural managers   deutsch deutsch

From Algeria to Iraq: A new team of cultural managers from nine countries of the Arab World will embark upon their training in October 2013.

Cultural Journalism   deutsch deutsch

Ten countries, two months, one blog: Follow twelve Arab cultural journalists during their training in Germany.

Anniversary issue of Fikrun wa Fann "100 Years First World War"   deutsch deutsch deutsch deutsch

Fikrun wa Fann is also available as an e-paper.

German-Arabic Translation Prize 2014   deutsch deutsch

Applications can be submitted from now until June 15st, 2014.

Beirut Film Station   deutsch

A residency program for young filmmakers from North Africa and the Middle East.

kutub:na   deutsch deutsch

The magazine “kutub:na” adresses publishers in the Arabic world. It proposes new german books for translation into Arabic.

Cultures in Translation   deutsch deutsch

German books translated into Arabic. Find out information about authors, publishers, translators and the book market.

Our network

Science Film Festival 2014

The preparations for the Science Film festival are running full speed in Egypt and Jordan, in the Palestinian Territories, in Sudan and in the United Arab Emirates.


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