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Displaced: Nigeria´s internal refugees

Displaced: Nigeria’s internal refugees

No terrorist organisation has killed as many people in 2014 as Boko Haram. Anyone with the option to do so tries to escape. The over two million internally displaced people in Nigeria may be little more than statistics to the rest of the population, but they represent a humanitarian crisis. More ...


The eLibrary is the virtual library of the Goethe-Institut.

Make it in Germany   deutsch deutsch

Portal for international experts offering comprehensive information on living and working in Germany.

Mein Weg nach Deutschland   deutsch deutsch

Do you have questions about living in Germany? In this section you can find direct answers to many questions on the themes covered under “Living in Germany”: such as Work, Shopping or Health.

Fancy some German?

Surely you're not afraid of German?! To play with the German language, without having learnt it first? This is now possible with our online game - try it out! We would like to share our love of the German language with you.

Word of Mouth   deutsch deutsch deutsch

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

Das Deutschlandlabor  

Deutschlandlabor investigates common prejudices and cliches about Germany and presents a lively picture of the country.


Goethe-Institut Nigeria
Lagos City Hall,
Catholic Mission Street
opposite Holy Cross Cathedral
Lagos Island
Lagos, Nigeria
Phone +234 1 4549515
          +234 1 7746888

Summer Break

Please note that the Institut will be closed from Aug 1 until August 31st due to our mid-year break. We resume on September 1. Registration for classes also commences September 1.

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