60 YEARS ANNIVERSARY

Inaugurated on 14 June 1962 as the German Cultural Institute by then Emperor Haile Selassie and Ambassador Paulus von Stolzmann, Goethe-Institut Äthiopien marks its 60th anniversary in 2022. As one of the oldest branches of the institute in the African continent, Goethe-Institut Äthiopien has a wealth of experience working with a range of partners and civil society across Ethiopia and Germany to foster cultural cooperation and exchange between the two countries.nt partners.

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LIBRARY

You will find a selection of media in German language and in translation in the library: books, magazines, films, music, apps and games. Find out more about current topics and trends, and get to know Germany.

OPENING HOURS

Mo, Wed : 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Tue, Thu, Fri: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Lending

In the library you'll find an up-to-date selection of printed and audiovisual media in German and partly in English to keep you informed about latest trends and current issues.

Projects

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Kultur erleben

We promote cultural exchange between Germany and Ethiopia. We initiate film series, exhibitions, concerts, seminars and festivals which involve bilateral artistic production, reception and reflection. 

Dialoge 20-13 - Kolkata von Sasha Waltz / Padmini Chettur / Mahler Chamber Orchestra Photo: Martin Wälde


Water in Ethiopia

Photographers based in Ethiopia participated in a photography workshop focusing on the theme of “Water” in relation to Ethiopia.

Water in Ethiopia © Andy Spyra


The wax and gold of hairstyles in Ethiopia

The Wax and Gold of Hairstyle in Ethiopia exhibition marks Goethe-Institut Äthiopien’s second collaboration with the Frobenius Institute since 2019.


Input

After the political change in Ethiopia that enabled new possibilities for the development of civil society, it is meaningful to look at the work of media, especially that of television, and to give it new incentives. 

INPUT © Goethe-Institut

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Address

Sedist Kilo
Compound of College of Business and Economics
P.O.B. 11 93 Addis Abeba
Ethiopia

Contact

Telephone

+251 11 1242345/6

E-Mail

info-addis@goethe.de

Opening Hours

Mon–Fri: 8:00am - 5:00pm
Mon, Wed: 1:00pm – 5:00pm
Tue, Thu, Fri: 9:00am – 5:00pm
Mo–Fri: 9:00am – 1:00pm, 2:00pm – 5:30pm
Hands holding a smartphone with a picture of a house © Goethe-Institut London, Foto: Gosia Cabaj

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