Reception Photo: Goethe-Institut London / Dennis Gilbert


From past events, to digital library offerings, to current issues – We are pleased to offer a range of services accessible to everyone in the UK. Scroll down and find the topics that interest you.

What we offer

Cover - Onleihe: The Digital Library Illustration: Maria Tran Larsen © Goethe-Institut

Onleihe: The digital library

Our digital library Onleihe offers access to more than 20,000 German-language media such as e-books, audio books and music, newspapers, magazines and films, free of charge. 

Talking Culture

Talking Culture - The Podcast

Have you missed one of our events? Our new podcast Talking Culture will regularly feature exciting talks and debates at the Goethe-Institut London.

100% Acrylic Art Guards by Agata Olek Photo: See-ming Lee (CC BY-SA 2.0, adapted.

Open Calls

A selection of international and national open calls and opportunities for artists, writers and curators.

Antje Vowinckel, Barry Burns and Mark Vernon


Sound protrait shows the musicality of language and urban noises. The beauty of this collage inspires optimism. Echos from sound archives unfold their full diversity in this time of crisis and deceleration.

Bücherstapel © Goethe-Institut/ Loredana La Rocca

Translation funding

Our translation funding programme supports the publication of books by German authors in another language.

The title is shown against a blue-white-orange background including the following objects: glasses, an eye and a mouth. Illustration: Tobias Schrank © Goethe-Institut

Kulturama brings international culture into your living room: house concerts live from Buenos Aires, puppet theatre from the kitchen or live acts from the Berlin club scene. Organisers enter their events and open them to international audiences. 

Camera © Goethe-Institut e.V. / Bernhard Ludewig

Film archive

Our films can be rented for non-commercial screenings by cinematheques, film clubs, film festivals, and other cultural and educational institutions.

Performances © Getty Images


Browse through past projects.