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Tasks and Targets

We promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange.


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Web Dossiers

Berlinale Bloggers 2019

Each year in February the film world gathers in Berlin. Eleven bloggers and film journalists will present their takes on the 69th Berlinale for the Goethe-Institut. As Berlinale bloggers, they're on the lookout for noteworthy stories on the big screen and behind the scenes.

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Bicultural Urbanite

Australian-expats Luke and Brianna regularly post about their Berlin-adventures for our blog project Bicultural Urbanite. Follow them on Instagram @bicultural_urbanite

Kino in Oz

For #kinoinoz, Brisbane-based film critic Sarah Ward takes a closer look at German films screening down under. Here you'll find everything from film reviews and interviews to festival previews.


Anti-liberal, nationalistic movements are gaining in strength around the world. Why are populist tendencies on the rise in this era of digitization and globalisation? How can the values of democracy be protected?

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Future Perfect

The world is in need of ideas for a better, more sustainable future, but ideas are not enough. The Goethe-Institut and the foundation FUTURZWEI collect stories for tomorrow – lived today, everywhere.

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Urban Subcultures

Subcultures can have a significant impact on visually and culturally shaping a city. This dossier aims to examine subcultures in urban spaces in Germany and Australia.