Goethe-Institut career Foto: Goethe-Institut/Loredana LaRocca

We are characterised by diversity, inquisitiveness and openness. The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. We convey a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of Germany and provide information on Germany’s cultural, social and political life.

Job opportunities

Head of Language Course Department

The Goethe-Institut in Sydney is seeking a maternity cover (fixed term contract) for the position of Head of Language Course Department in Sydney from 1 January until 31 December 2022. The scope of employment is part-time, 19 hours per week.

CRM Project Co-ordination (project contract)

We are looking for a project coordinator to consult on and project manage of the implementation of Customer Relationship Management (CRM) tools for the Goethe-Institut in Australia. 

Would you like to teach German at the Goethe-Institut in Sydney?

Wir suchen zur Zeit engagierte, dynamische und kompetente Lehrkräfte für unsere Deutschkurse am Goethe-Institut in Sydney. Unsere Kurse finden überwiegend abends und am Samstag statt. Wir bieten Einzel- und Gruppenunterricht an!


The Goethe-Institut Australia offers internships to higher-semester students as well as to graduates. You can obtain information on requirements, different departments and free positions at the institutes in Sydney and Melbourne on our website. Before you start your application process, please be aware that living expenses in Australia can be quite high. Pleaseensure that you have the necessary means to finance your life in Australia before applying.

Garden Organisation - Volunteer

We would like to offer a part of our garden as a Community Garden space and are seeking a Volunteer to organise the Community Garden.