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  • Highly qualified German teachers and first-class learning materials
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Discover our work

New educational initiative
GIMAGINE - Get set, German!

The Goethe-Institut London is proud to be part of the nationwide Language Hubs programme and the National Consortium of Language Education (NCLE) to implement the GIMAGINE project, a scheme that will champion German as a subject in English schools.


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Art and Technology

Everyone’s talking about digitisation yet some seminal new technologies are unknown to the general public. With an aim of boosting digital literacy in civil society, we start up projects about technologies that have the potential to transform society. 

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Northwestern Europa
Vorzeichen. Whom, What, and How We Read.

Through online readings and talks at the intersection of scholarship with the literary scene, as well as book reviews on Instagram, the series intends to open up spaces for texts and readers, different ways of reading and new perspectives on literature. 

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Teaching German

Our offices in London and Glasgow are committed to high-quality in-service training for German teachers. We offer free classroom materials, digital teaching programmes, training courses, scholarships and much more. Find out more about our offers, including the new educational initiative GIMAGINE, and get in touch with our staff.

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Our branches in the UK

The Goethe-Institut has branches in London and in Glasgow: the Goethe-Institut London opened in South Kensington in 1962 and the Goethe-Institut Glasgow was founded in 1973.


50 Princes Gate
Exhibition Road
SW7 2PH London
United Kingdom

Tel. +44 20 7596 4000

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3 Park Circus
G3 6AX Glasgow
United Kingdom

Tel. +44 141 3322555

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