Welcome to the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg

Learn German with the experts at Germany’s official cultural institute in Johannesburg and experience German culture first hand.

The Goethe-Institut offers a variety of tailor-made and customized German courses at different levels. Whether you need German for professional, academic or conversational purposes, years of experience allow us to assist you in developing the language skills you need and our exams are internationally acknowledged.


You can choose between language classes for groups and individuals, as well as company and distance learning courses. All our students have access to a great number of multimedia learning resources for assisted self-study. This includes up-to-date German print media for information and cultural enrichment.


We invite you to visit our institute in Parkview and find out more about our language programme. We would be glad to advise you on courses in Johannesburg and Germany or to sign you up for one of our examinations.

Further information:

German courses
German examinations
Standards of examination and language course levels
• Practice German online
Register for our courses online


Amanda de Beer Dr. Amanda de Beer
Head of Language Courses and Exams

Goethe-Institut Südafrika
Jan Smuts Avenue 119
2193 Parkwood

Tel: +27 11 4423232
Fax: +27 11 4423738

Peter Daula
Language Course Coordinator

Tel: + 27 11 4423232
Fax: + 27 11 4423738

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