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Learn German with the international market leader for German courses.

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About us

We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation.

Current Projects

Connect! © Goethe-Institut/WiiT

VR Meetups
Connect!

A VR meetup series for women and gender-marginalized people in the field of immersive technology.

Image & Bias Open Call Visual Illustration: Goethe-Institut San Francisco

Media Art
Image & Bias

The Goethe-Institut, Gray Area, Fotomuseum Winterthur, and Artivive are launching an open call for artists, designers, and the general public to submit creative representations on the subject of bias.

Shaping the Past / Gestaltung der Vergangenheit

Project
Shaping the Past

How does the past take shape? What happens in the process of coming to terms with the past? What social repercussions are associated with the rooting of history in monuments and memorials? How can those narratives be shifted or upended through alternative, innovative approaches to memorialization?