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Learn German at Goethe-Institut Australia. We offer courses in the following cities:


Einstürzende Neubauten auf dem Berlin Atonal Festival, SO36, West-Berlin, 1982. Foto: Anno Dittmer

FUTURE PERFECT: Stories for tomorrow - lived today, everywhere

The world is in need of ideas for a better, more sustainable future, but ideas are not enough. FUTUREPERFECT, an international and multilingual internet platform, tells the stories of individuals, initiatives, organisations, and businesses that have moved from ideas to action.
The first story from Australia introduces One Central Park in Sydney. Journalist Lissa McMillan talks about the formerly abandoned brewery site near the very heart of Australia’s largest city, and how it has been reborn. More ...

Germany and Australia

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We don’t practice, we record

CV ARD/HR „Tatort“: „Im Schmerz geboren“ – Donny (Alexander Scheer) Tatort

45, but the detective series is still hip

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German Pop on our playlist

Current Projects

The Goethe Gift Voucher- so easy to give!  

Give the gift of knowledge, and donate something towards the education of a loved one. You don't need to choose a specific course or service. We'll work that out with your beneficiary.

National German School Film Festival 2015  

The German School Film Festival 2015's topic was “Freizeit – freie Zeit – frei!” . Here you can find the films and winners.

Migration and Integration   deutsch deutsch

Migration is changing cultures. The Goethe-Institut reflects these developments in Germany and around the world and dedicates its work to the linguistic integration of migrants.

Bookmarks   deutsch

Information about German literature in Australia: exclusive book reviews and the “Book of the Month”, links to German classics, an author gallery and podcasts by German authors

Tanzconnexions   deutsch

The regional Goethe-Institut project Tanzconnexions provides choreographers, dancers and dance enthusiasts with a wealth of information on contemporary dance in the Asia-Pacific region and the European-influenced German dance scene.

Bücher, über die man spricht   deutsch deutsch deutsch deutsch deutsch deutsch

New books on the German market

Deutsch für dich − Learn German together, for free   deutsch deutsch

Interactive learning games, expert chat, forum with learning tips, ask questions, help others, find learning partners and share experiences

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The 26th issue of Kultur focuses on Urban Subcultures. A series of interviews with prominent figures of the 1980s, predominantley in Berlin, give insight into the artistic underground movements of the time. Loveparade founder Dr. Motte is interviewed as well as German film expert Wieland Speck.

Interns wanted

The Goethe-Institut Australia seeks enthusiastic interns. Further information about our application process...


This service allows you to borrow digital materials, such as eBooks, eAudio books and electronic newspapers by downloading them to your computer or e-reader.