Welcome to the Goethe-Institut in Addis Ababa

Addis Abeba

Sedist Kilo
Compound of Faculty of Business and Economics
P.O.B. 11 93
Tel: + 251 11 1242345/46
Fax: + 251 11 1242350



Rainy Season

The Goethe-Institut Addis Ababa has ended its cultural programs for the season. We will renovate our building during July and August.
The language department will stay open.
The library will be closed.
We look forward to welcoming you again for our cultural activities in September.

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Addis Abeba: The Changing of the Urban Landscape

In the last ten years, Addis Ababa has witnessed massive transformations in the area of development. That has resulted in new social conditions. More...

Download our Programme of Events

You can now download our current and past Programmes of Events as a PDF-File here. More...

Current Projects

Culture and Development   deutsch deutsch

Find information about programmes of Goethe-Institut supporting the cultural infrastructure and professional training in the fields of culture, media and education.

The Spoken Word Project   deutsch deutsch deutsch deutsch

Stories travelling through Africa in poetry slams: Spoken word artists are keeping the tradition of storytelling alive.

Weblog: Moving Africa   deutsch deutsch deutsch deutsch

Pan-African exchange is the main goal of the Moving Africa program, which enables African artists to travel to the most important festivals in Africa. On this blog, they share their experiences.

Word of Mouth   deutsch deutsch deutsch

Explore the various aspects of orality: orally transferred knowledge, Oral History, storytelling, oral literatures, Spoken Word.

Writing about Africa   deutsch deutsch deutsch deutsch

Welcome to a voyage of discovery of new German literature representing images of diverse Africa