L'inventaire R 175 © Goethe-Institut

Cameroon-German History

Between 1884 and 1916 the territories of Cameroon were part of the German Colonial Empire.
The Goethe-Institut Kamerun supports acitivities that help to bring more light into this episode of common history.

Urban Legends © Goethe-Institut; Matthias Zosel

Urban Legends

Internet editors of the Goethe-Institut have followed the 200 year-old footsteps of the Brothers Grimm through 19 countries on four continents; they have collected modern fairy tales: urban legends.

Afrik Urban © José Januario & Jude

Creative Cities

Urban works of art, musicians and public performances, fashion trends, festivals and other artistic activities … All that can equally be found in the streets of our cities.

Découverte Logo: Roland Bisse


Initiated by the Goethe-Institut The ‚"Découverte" platform  is designed to provide young, talented Cameroonian artists  with an opportunity of presenting their artistic talents and meeting with eachother.

Science Slam Photo: Lena May

Open Science

On 2015 we started the very first Science Slam contest  in Cameroon. Several candidates met at the Goethe-Institut to present to the public their various scientific topics on a funny way.

5 Questions ... Photo: Lena May

5 Questions...

Meet some of the people that we're working with – short, sweet and to the point.