About us

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

We promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange. We also foster knowledge about Germany by providing information on its culture, society and politics. Our educational and training products enable mobility in an international learning community.

With our network of Goethe-Instituts, Goethe Centres, cultural societies, reading rooms and exam and language learning centres we have played a central role in the cultural and educational policies of Germany for over 60 years.

    Yearbook App 2013

    Discover the worldwide work of the Goethe-Institut and click your way through the highlights of the year 2013. Our yearbook app for iPad is now available as a free download in the App Store.

    Education

    Educational and Capacity Building Programmes by the Goethe-Institut

    Calendar of Events

    List of all events in Germany organised by the Goethe-Institut

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