Children's online university

Deutsche digitale Kinderuni - Für Kinder von 8 bis 12 Jahren © Goethe-Institut / Kids Interactive

The German Children’s Online University (Kinderuni) is a free educational platform of the Goethe-Institut for children aged 8 to 12. It helps children to find answers to questions about the phenomena of the world, and enables children to learn and play in the German language.

Direct Access to the Kinderuni

If you want to discover the platform on your own, you (and your children) can register right here:
Become a student

At home

Every child can get involved with the Kinderuni at home. Our online platform is freely accessible without charge to all children. 

In school

Didactic materials are available for teachers who would like to work with the Kinderuni either inside or outside the classroom. 

German with the Kinderuni in 4th and 5th grade Photo: Syda Productions ©


The Children’s University participates in many activities and collaborates with various partners - this is how you can get to know the project live. 

Kinderuni Opening festival © Goethe-Institut / Anton Golochapov

For partners

As part of the German Children’s Online University we inviteeducational institutions, and organizations involved in popularizing science, and conducting educational and entertaining events for children.

Social Media


Don't hesitate to contact us if you would like to work with the Kinderuni in your classroom. You can make a (virtual) appointment with one of our trained teachers, who will give you an introduction to the platform and can also make suggestions for incorporating it into your course.

If you reside in the Atlantic Provinces, the Province of Quebec, the Greater Ottawa Area (613) or Nunavut:
Vera Degtyarenko
Koordinatorin Bildungskooperation Deutsch
Goethe-Institut Montreal

If you are a resident of Ontario (except Greater Ottawa) or any of the provinces or territories of Canada not listed on the left:
Franziska Schreiber
Goethe-Institut Toronto

Partners of the project

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