Welcome to the Goethe-Institut Kolkata

Important Information

The Institute will remain closed on 29.10. and 30.10.2016 for Kali Puja and Diwali respectively.


New Patrons Initiative

Call for application: The New Patrons Initiative in India

Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata is initiating a project, titled THE NEW PATRONS INITIATIVE, for the first time in India. This is a project, where the civil society commissions an artist (a visual - artist / architect / designer / writer / performer / musician etc.) to create for the community; addressing a pressing need to bring about a positive change. This is a powerful and revolutionary new approach, breaking the century old top-down tradition of arts patronage through privileged individuals or institutions. More ...
Tour Abroad (Die Auslandstournee)

Friday Films @Max Mueller Bhavan:

Tour Abroad (Die Auslandstournee)


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Next Course: 10.10.2016 - 29.01.2017

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German Courses & Examinations

Learn about German courses and examinations in Kolkata. More ...


Learn more about society, politics, and culture in Germany. More ...


Here you’ll find more information about our events in Kolkata. More ...

Alumniportal Deutschland   deutsch deutsch

An online platform where Germany-Alumni network with each other as well as with German and international companies, institutions, universities and foundations.

The Initiative „Schools: Partners for the Future“   deutsch deutsch

and Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan present a variety of programmes for and together with the German Partner Schools in Kolkata.

Freiwilligendienst kulturweit   deutsch

Kulturweit is an international youth voluntary service in the field of cultural relations and education policy. It is a project of the German Commission for UNESCO in cooperation with the Foreign Office.

German at work   deutsch

Practise vocational German. You will find lots of work-related exercises for levels A1 to B2. You can learn more about everyday working life in Germany by watching the interviews and films.


Goethe-Institut Kolkata
Max Mueller Bhavan

8, Ballygunge Circular Road
Kolkata 700019, India
phone: +91 33 2486-6398, 2486-6424
fax +91 33 2486-5188

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Exam results online

You can find out the results of your exam online.

The results of B1 exam held on 15.09 and 22.09.2016 are available online. Certificates can be collected from 02.11. 2016 onwards.

Film Archive South Asia

Our collection has over 130 feature films that can be borrowed free of charge for non-commercial screenings by film clubs, film festivals, and other cultural and educational institutions as well as all the branches of the Goethe-Institut in South Asia.