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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.

Staff Recruitment

Goethe-Institut Australia

Job opportunities

Accounting Assistant - Administration

The Goethe-Institut is seeking to fill the position of an Accounting Assistant - Administration in Sydney
from 01 August 2023 to 31.07.2024 (re-appointment is possible). The scope of employment is part-time, 
19 hours per week. This is a hybrid role (attendance in the office in Woollahra is required at 1-2 working days/week).


The Goethe-Institut Australia is seeking to fill the position of Language Course & Exam Officer in Melbourne from 19 June 2023 - full-time, 38 hours per week.

Educators for German Children Courses

The Goethe-Institut Sydney is seeking Casual Educators for two afternoons per week.

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

Wir suchen zur Zeit engagierte, dynamische und kompetente Lehrkräfte für unsere Deutschkurse am Goethe-Institut in Sydney and Melbourne. 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. Please 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 are rather high. Please ensure 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 in Sydney.