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German courses

Learn German with the international market leader for German courses.

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Document your language proficiency 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 Vacancies

We are characterized by diversity, inquisitiveness and openness. The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach.

Current projects

Leuchtturm JM Fotographie © Getty Image

Summer Intensive Courses 2017
Learn German faster

Take a summer intensive or super intensive course for teenagers and adults between 17 July and 25 August, 2017. You have the chance to study and complete an entire proficiency level (A1 or A2).

„Bekannte Gefühle, gemischte Gesichter“ by Christoph Marthaler (2016) © Walter Mair

Ensemble Theatre
“The actor is the message!”

The actress Sophie Rois on performing without a role, the life of an actress at the Berlin Volksbühne and the success of something magnificent against all probability.

 © Verena Brüning

Future Perfect
Carpenters Building Human Rights

At CUCULA, a “refugees’ company for crafts and design”, five young asylum seekers are building sustainable livelihoods for themselves by making and selling designer furniture.