Head Office Munich
Contact and directions

Goethe-Institut, Head Office Munich Photo: Goethe-Institut/Christian Ettl The Goethe-Institut head office is based in Munich. The main entrance is located at Oskar-von-Miller-Ring 18. Car parks within walking distance can be found at Salvatorplatz 3 and Max-Joseph-Platz 4.

Directions

From the airport

Please take the train S8 (towards “Weßling”). Get off at “Marienplatz”, then take the underground line U3 (towards “Moosach”) and get off at “Odeonsplatz”.

Additional route: Please take the train S1 (towards “München Ost”), get off at “Karlsplatz/Stachus”, then take the underground line U4 (direction “Arabellapark”) and get off at “Odeonsplatz”.

From central station

Please take the underground lines U5 (towards “Neuperlach Süd”) or U4 (towards “Arabellapark”), get off at “Odeonsplatz”.

Alternatively, if you would like to go by bus, please take the bus line 100 leaving from “Hauptbahnhof Nord” (towards “Ostbahnhof”) or the bus line 58 (towards “Hauptbahnhof Süd”), both leaving from the stop “Hauptbahnhof Nord”, and get off at “Oskar-von-Miller-Ring”.

From other directions

From Munich east station, please take the underground line U5 (towards “Laimer Platz”) and get off at “Odeonsplatz”.

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Head Office Contacts

Prof. Dr. h.c. Klaus-Dieter Lehmann
Phone: +49 89 15921-222
Praesident@goethe.de

Assistant to the President:
Christina Steenken
Phone: +49 89 15921-220
christina.steenken@goethe.de 
Secretary General:
Johannes Ebert
Phone: +49 89 15921-224
Generalsekretaer@goethe.de

Executive Director
Rainer Pollack
Phone: +49 89 15921-379
Rainer.Pollack@goethe.de

Assistant to the Secretary General:
Conrad Doberauer
Phone: +49 89 15921- 609
Conrad.Doberauer@goethe.de

Assistant to the Executive Director:
Dr. Birgit Mayer
Phone: +49 89 15921- 647
Birgit.Mayer@goethe.de

INTERNAL AUDIT

Head: Stephan Zellner
Phone: + 49 89 15921-766
stephan.zellner@goethe.de

Marketing and Sales Staff Division

Head: Birgit Weckerle
Phone: +49 89 15921-890
Weckerle@goethe.de

Communications Staff Division

Head/Press officer: Dr. Jessica Kraatz Magri
Phone: +49 89 15921-249
Jessica.KraatzMagri@goethe.de

Capital Office Berlin
Press officer: Viola Noll
Phone +49 30 25906-471
Noll@goethe.de

Strategy and Evaluation Staff Department

Head: Mani Pournaghi
Phone: +49 89 15921-882
mani.pournaghi@goethe.de

Overall Strategy
Dr. Irene Bark
Phone: +49 89 15921-798
Irene.Bark@goethe.de

Organizational Change and Development
Karen Langer
Phone: +49 89 15921-280
Karen.Langer@goethe.de

Strategic Steering and Organizational Planning Process
Susan Counsell
Phone: +49 89 15921-475
susan.cousell@goethe.de

Reporting
Caroline Abstein
Phone: +49 89 15921-453
Caroline.Abstein@goethe.de

Reporting
Daniela Gollob
Phone: +49 89 15921-451
Daniela.Gollob@goethe.de

Evaluation and Quality Management
Franziska Höfler
Phone: +49 89 15921-691
Franziska.Hoefler@goethe.de
 

Information Department

Head: Dr. Jana Binder
Phone: +49 89 15921-171
Jana.Binder@goethe.de

Libraries Division
Head: Brigitte Döllgast
Phone: +49 89 15921-274
Brigitte.Doellgast@goethe.de

Internet Division
Head: Klaus Brehm
Phone: +49 89 15921-494
Brehm@goethe.de

Visitors' Service Division
Head: Katja Kessing
Phone: +49 30 25906-433
Katja.Kessing@goethe.de


Culture Department

Head: Dr. Joachim Bernauer
Phone: +49 89 15921-591
Joachim.Bernauer@goethe.de

Division Cultural Education and Discourse
Head: Markus Huber
Phone: +49 89 15921-721
Markus.Huber@goethe.de

Literature and Translation Promotion Division
Head: Heike Friesel
Phone: +49 89 15921-287
Heike.Friesel@goethe.de

Film, Television and Radio Division
Head: Johannes Hossfeld
Phone: +49 89 15921-352
Johannes.Hossfeld@goethe.de

Theatre and Dance Division
Head: Julia Hanske
Phone: +49 89 15921-534
Julia.Hanske@goethe.de

Visual Arts Division
Head: Rainer Hauswirth
Phone: +49 89 15921-215
Rainer.Hauswirth@goethe.de

Music Division
Head: Jörg Süßenbach
Phone: +49 89 15921-506
Suessenbach@goethe.de
 

Language Department

Head: Dr. Christoph Veldhues
Phone: +49 89 15921-427
Christoph.Veldhues@goethe.de

Examinations Division
Head: Johannes Gerbes
Phone: +49 89 15921-775
Johannes.Gerbes@goethe.de

Language course management
Head: Anke Kleinschmidt
Phone: +49 89 15921-779
Anke.Kleinschmidt@goethe.de

Division language and educational policy
Head: Nivin El Sioufy
Phone: +49 89 15921-469
Nivin.El-Sioufy@goethe.de

Division language courses and professional development for teachers
Head: Katharina Rubin-Roth
Phone: +49 89 15921-364
Katharina.Rubin-Roth@goethe.de
 

Human Resources Department

Head: Dr. Gabriele Jahn
Phone: +49 89 15921-339
Gabriele.Jahn@goethe.de

HR Planning and Recruitment
Head: Claudia Amthor-Croft
Phone: +49 89 15921-401
Amthor-Croft@goethe.de

HR Law
Head: Tino Höfler
Phone: +49 89 15921-492
Tino.Hoefler@goethe.de

HR Development Division
Head: Stefan Hüsgen
Phone: +49 89 15921-299
Stefan.Huesgen@goethe.de

HR Management
Head: Karlheinz Wiedemann
Phone: +49 89 15921-381
Karlheinz.Wiedemann@goethe.de
 

Financial Department

Head: Rebecca Cordes
Phone: +49 89 15921-610
Rebecca.Cordes@goethe.de

Financial Controlling Division
Head: Bernward Brügge
Phone: +49 89 15921-366
Bruegge@goethe.de

Financial Accounting Division
Head: Silke Nagel
Phone: +49 89 15921-479
Silke.Nagel@goethe.de

Budgetary Management
Head: Christian Haubner
Phone: +49 89 15921-478
Christian.Haubner@goethe.de
 

Central Services Department

Head: Ulrich Lindner
Phone: +49 89 15921-302
Ulrich.Lindner@goethe.de

Information Technology Division
Head: Stefan Spitzenpfeil
Phone: +49 89 15921-441
Spitzenpfeil@goethe.de

Properties Division
Head: Claudia Becker
Tel.: +49 89 15921-491
Claudia.Becker@goethe.de

Internal Services, Purchasing and Logistics Division
Head: Marcel Ott
Phone: +49 89 15921-550
Ott@goethe.de

Travel and Tour Organization Division
Head: Angelika Doebbelin
Phone: +49 89 15921-230
Angelika.Doebbelin@goethe.de

Law Division
Head: Dr. Daniela Timm-Goltzsch
Tel.: +49 89 15921-519
Timm-Goltzsch@goethe.de
General Works Council (GBR)
Chair: Nikolaus Hamm
Phone: +49 761 38671-33
Nikolaus.Hamm@goethe.de

Works Council "Abroad and Head Office Munich"
Chair: Dorothee Seegerer
Phone: +49 89 15921-346
Betriebsrat.Seegerer@goethe.de

European Works Council (EBR)
Chair: Christine Beumler
Phone +49 30-25906-3
Beumler@goethe.de

Local Staff Commission
Office: Andrea Weber
Phone: +49 89 15921-465
OKKGeschaeftsstelle@goethe.de

Disabilities Officer
Dr. Werner Jost
Phone: +49 89 15921-259
SBV.Jost@goethe.de

Equal Opportunities Officer
Susanne Niemann
Phone: +49 89 15921-239
Niemann@goethe.de