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Goethe-Institut staff at new location, image courtesy Greg Staley

Beginning January 2016

Goethe-Institut Now At 1990 K St. NW

The Goethe-Institut, the German cultural center, has a new address for Language. Culture. Germany. The staff looks forward to greeting visitors and language course participants in its new location at 1990 K St. NW (entrance off 20th Street), easily reachable via three metro stations and numerous bus lines. More...

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    Future Perfect   deutschenglish

    The Goethe-Institut and the foundation Futurzwei collect stories for tomorrow – lived today, everywhere.
    Borofsky sculpture known as Man/Woman as its centerpiece Photo (c) Theresa Keil

    Baltimore – What can the arts do?   deutschenglish

    Since the violent death of Freddie Gray, the people of the city of Baltimore want justice: a challenge for the judicial system, but also for the arts.

    Transatlantic Outreach Program   deutschenglish

    Resources on Modern Germany for K-12 Social Studies Educators in the US and Canada.


    1990 K St. NW, Suite 03
    (entrance on 20th St. NW, lower level)
    Washington, DC 20006, USA
    Tel. +1 (202) 847-4700
    Fax +1 (202) 847-4727


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    Goethe Is On the Move

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    German has a new address: as of January 2016, the Goethe-Institut is located at 1990 K St. NW, Suite 03 (entrance off 20th St.)

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