Welcome to the Goethe-Institut in Addis Ababa

Addis Abeba

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


Rainy Season


Dear friends of the Goethe-Institut,
During the rainy season German language courses will take place at the Goethe-Institut and our library is open.
Cultural programs will start again in September, we will inform you in due time.
We wish you pleasant vacations.
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