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close up

The Goethe-Institut’s Close-Up programme enables cultural journalists in the print, online or radio media to swap their workplaces with a colleague abroad for three to four weeks. They become familiar with professional routines in their host country and report on their impressions on site.

Nahaufnahme 2019 © Goethe-Institut/Nancy Schneider

Close-up 2019

In 2019, the focus is on the USA within the scope of "Wunderbar Together" - The Year of German-American Friendship.

Look back

 Grafik: Nancy Schneider © Goethe-Institut


In 2018, the focus was on Malaysia, Myanmar and the Philippines.

Titelgrafik Nahaufnahme © Nancy Schneider / Goethe-Institut

Close-Up 2017

In 2017, the focus was on Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovakia, Estonia and Latvia.



Kassandra Beckmann
Stabsbereich Kommunikation
Goethe-Institut e.V.
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80333 München
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