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German courses

Learn German with the international market leader for German courses.

German exams

You can record your language skills by taking a Goethe-Institut German exam.


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About us

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

Current projects

Sommerhäuser © Prokino Filmverleih

Goethe-Cinema in Ottawa

Goethe-Cinema, the Goethe-Institut Ottawa’s monthly film series: Contemporary German cinema in all its diversity and richness, from fiction to documentary, established to emerging filmmakers, from entertaining to challenging films.

100 Years of Bauhaus © Irmi Maunu-Kocian

100 Years of Bauhaus

The Bauhaus Design School was founded 100 years ago by Walter Gropius. Our dossier is dedicated to the revolutionary influence of the Bauhaus on art, architecture and design in the 20th century to the present day.

Our digital future, c’est ICI !

Youth exchange project
« Our Digital Future, c'est ICI »

A new platform for young adults that offers a local and global exchange that addresses our digital future in a holistic and positive way, and focuses on identifying the principles, processes and decisions that will lead to the most inclusive digital societies.