Cooperating partners

In addition to its own facilities, the Goethe-Institut takes advantage of close and long-term alliances with suitable partners overseas.

Cultural societies / Goethe Centres

"Foreign-German cultural societies" are international organizations and cultural institutions with the objective of undertaking cultural dialogue with Germany. They receive annual project funds from the Goethe-Institut and chiefly offer language courses and cultural programmes.

"Foreign-German cultural societies" who have concluded cooperation agreements with the Goethe-Institut bear the name "Goethe Centre." They undertake to set up their language and cultural work according to the principles and quality standards of the Goethe-Institut.

Albania
Argentina
Azerbaijan
Belgien
Bolivia
Brasil
Bulgaria
Cambodia
Czech Republic
Chile
Columbia
Costa Rica
Denmark
Dschibuti
Ecuador
El Salvador
Estland
Finland
France
Georgia
Guatemala
Greece
Haiti
Honduras
India
Indonesia
Italy
Jamaica
Japan
Kenya
Libanon
Lithunia
Macedonia
Madagascar
Malaysia
Mali
Malta
Mexico
Republic of Moldova
Mozambique
Namibia
Nepal
Netherlands
New Zealand
Nicaragua
Pakistan
Panama
Paraguay
Peru
Poland
Romania
Russia
South Africa
Spain
Turkey
Uganda
Ungarn
Ukraine
USA
Zimbabwe

Reading Rooms/ Dialogue Points/ Information and L-Centres

The Goethe-Institut promotes public libraries and similar establishments in the host countries.

Around the world, there are alliances with German reading rooms, Dialogue Points and information and learning centres. They are equipped with media by the Goethe-Institut and convey, in alignment to the demands of the respective locations, information about the German language and culture as well as an up-to-date image of Germany.

German Reading Rooms
German Dialogue Point
Information and Learning Centres

Language Learning Centres

Language Learning Centres are operated by our cooperating partners. They offer language courses according to the model and the quality standards oft the Goethe-Institut.

The Goethe-Institut supports the Language Learning Centres with teacher training, donations of teaching materials and equipment and regular consulting on aspects of methodology, didactics and management.

Armenia
Azerbaijan
China
Cameroon
Kazakhstan/Kirgizstan
Libya
Russia
Ukraine
Yemen

Examination Centres

The examination partners are entitled to carry out the Goethe-Institut German exams. Most of them also offer preparatory language courses and are advised by the Goethe-Institutes.

A list of countries is located at
Examination Centres worldwide