Goethe Namibia Library Paulina © Christine Skowski for Goethe-Institut Namibia

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.

We can offer you

  • German-language books
  • Reference works and dictionaries
  • German daily and weekly newspapers
  • German specialist journals
  • Databases
  • CDs and cassettes of music and literature
  • Videos and DVDs
We have excellent special collections in our focal areas of
  • Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Art
  • History

The library is open to the general public. Reference use of the library and information centre.To borrow books and other materials, you need a valid library card.

Library cards
are available at the following rates:
German language Course Students: Free of Charge
Adults: 650,- ETB per year

Loan periods
Books: 3 weeks
CDs and DVDs: 10 days

The loan period may be extended, provided that other library users have not reserved the materials. Please contact us through:
Tel. +251 11 1242345/46