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The Goethe-Institut China asks questions, provides answers and promotes exchange and networking between Germany and China in physical as well as virtual spaces!

Beijing 2048

Comic Project
2048: What will our cities look like?

What will life in 30 years be like? How will space be distributed? How will city life affect us? Urban space as a canvas to imagine possible futures of human life, that's what our comic project 2048 is about.

Popcast © Goethe-Institut | Illustration: DOON 東

Current Music from Germany

Rock, pop, hiphop, electro: at the beginning of every month we shine our search beacon into the nation’s studios and clubs from Kiel up north to Weilheim way down south. Together with Zündfunk, Bavarian Radio’s scene magazine, we showcase the latest music by riveting off-the-charts bands.

Book First © Goethe-Institut

Translation Project
Books first

The Goethe-Institut’s new program for bringing literature in German to English-speaking readers

Glossary Paper Conservation in eBook © Pineapple Design 2014

Paper Conservation
Glossary in six languages

Western books and printed materials are subject for conservation and restoration in and beyond Europe. The new eBook “Glossary for Paper Conservation” is an essential tool for international specialists to find relevant restoration terms in their own language.

We Don't Need Another Hero © Vivienne Chow

IJP Research Trip
Vivienne Chow's Letters from Berlin

Hong Kong journalist Vivienne Chow's Letters from Berlin document her four-month research trip through the arts and culture scene of the German capital.

Guests at Goethe

Guests at Goethe

Guests at Goethe: Creatives, friends, and partners of the Goethe-Institut talk about their work, their projects and their impressions of Germany and China.

A walk © Julia Hosse

A Comic Project
A Walk

Under the title "A Walk" the Goethe-Institut China has initiated a comic project together with the Chinese Comic illustrator organization Special Comix. It's about unique and hidden existences in our urban everyday lives.

Future Perfect

The world is in need of ideas for a better, more sustainable future, but ideas are not enough. Future Perfect, an international and multilingual internet platform, tells the stories of individuals, initiatives, organizations, and businesses that have moved from ideas to action.

A Better Version of You Design: Alexander Winkelmann

A Better Version of You

Artists and tech-developers join hands in this showcase of a wide range of new applications and products that shape our present and future.

Data Dreams Courtesy of the Artists

Data Dreams
Digital Identities

The digital revolution is changing our lives in fundamental ways. How are we dealing this and how can we come to a better understanding of ourselves in these new worlds? The Goethe-Instituts in East Asia have invited artists, hackers and other experts to take positions on this issue.

Mein Ort in Deutschland Goethe-Institut

Web Competition
Mein Ort in Deutschland

Do you have a place in Germany which is special to you? Join us and share with us how you are connected with this place: simply login, tag your favourite place on and describe your story in German, Chinese or any other languages that you prefer.