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Current Events

Weltstadt – Who creates the city?

An exhibition of the Goethe-Institut and local partners
October 5, 2015 through January 3, 2016 More...

Screening of CITZENFOUR and Q & A with Mathilde Bonnefoy

Symposium and Film
Thursday, October 8, 2015 and Friday, October 9, 2015 More...

Studio Musikfabrik Visits Chicago

Studio Musikfabrik Visits Chicago Arts Initiative Ensemble
Friday, October 16, 2015 at 8:00 pm More...

New Security System in the Building
Due to a new security system in the building, we are obliged to inform you that guests and language course students must show an ID at the entrance beginning October 1st, 2015 (State ID, Passport, Driver’s License, Student ID). All enrolled language course students are automatically registered in our Visitor System. All other guests can easily be pre-registered by calling or emailing our staff.

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    Current Projects

    BE THE ONE - Internationale Deutscholympiade 2016   english

    It's IDO time again! Submit your students' applications now.

    Film Archive USA   deutschenglish

    Documentaries and feature films for cultural and educational institutions
     [Goethe-Institut Boston]

    Just Add German

    Why learn German? We support teachers and students with contests, webinars, social media, and a new video gallery with animations and VIP testimonials.

    Agua Agents on a mission – a water mission!   deutsch

    The Aqua Agents project from Hamburg is now underway in the US!


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