About us

Anja Schmitt© Goethe-Institut Chicago, as seen from the Lurie Garden, Picture by  Anja Schmitt

The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide.

Office Hours:
Monday through Friday 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Our Mission
We promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange.

You may contact our staff directly.

Career Opportunities
Job opportunities and internships in Chicago

Partners and Sponsors
You can support our work as a partner or a sponsor.

    The Goethe-Institut Chicago supports German teachers and everyone who is interested in the German language and German culture in 13 states: Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

    In addition to these 13 states, we also work with German teachers in 6 other states: Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, and Tennessee.

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    150 North Michigan Avenue
    Suite 200
    Chicago, lllinois 60601, USA
    phone: +1 (312) 263-0472
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