Welcome to the Goethe-Institut Kenya


Teaser Reading Axolotl

Axolotl Roadkill. A novel by Helene Hegemann

Public Reading
Thursday, 16th April 2015, 6.00 pm
Goethe-Institut, Library
Admission: free

Hegemann’s debut novel, Axolotl Roadkill focusses on the life of 16-year old Mifti who was abandoned by her parents. More ...
The South, 501 years head down

Colonial Continuities:

A Glimpse into Postcolonial South America
Teaser ZBW


German National Library of Economics
Teaser Minimalismus


Less is often more

Current Projects

Call for production   deutsch

The Goethe-Institut Kenya is seeking applications for the Nairobi Performance Series.
We are now accepting applications for the September edition. We will soon inform you about the new deadline.
Call for production (Pdf, 480 KB)

Contact Zones NRB is now available as ebooks!   deutsch deutsch

The book series Contact Zones NRB pays tribute to the developments that have shaped the art scene globally and the intellectual discourse.

eLibrary   deutsch deutsch

Our new virtual library allows you to borrow eBooks, electronic newspapers or eAudio books comfortably from home 24 hours a day 7 days a week!

Music Around Africa   deutsch deutsch deutsch deutsch

Interest in modern urban music from Africa is growing worldwide. Music Around Africa gives a rough overview of the diverse and dynamic music scenes south of the Sahara.

Publications of the Goethe-Institut Kenya   deutsch deutsch

Through books and websites we give our projects longevity and an additional form of expression; and we reach a greater audience even beyond Kenya...


Goethe-Institut Kenya
No. 3, Monrovia Street
Maendeleo House
+254 20 2211381
+254 20 2245115
+254 20 2612541
+254 20 2612542

Download our Programme of Events

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


Visit us on Facebook


Visit us on YouTube

Subscribe to Newsletter

Stay informed about news and events at the Goethe-Institut.