We look forward to welcoming you to the Goethe-Institut Glasgow!

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Learn German

Experienced teaching ensures your success

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Learn German from the market leader. We offer German language courses and exams in over 90 countries.

  • Highly qualified German teachers and first-class learning materials
  • German courses for all levels
  • Internationally recognised language certificates


2023 sees us looking back on 50 years of collaboration with various cultural and educational institutions in Scotland and beyond. We would like to thank all our friends, clients, artists and partners for their trust and support, and look forward to celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Goethe-Institut Glasgow with you on 28 October!

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Be part of live culture


Our library is a place for everyone who wants to read and work, be inspired and meet like-minded people. Among other things, we offer various events for people at any German language level as well as for literary translators.

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Teaching German

Our offices in London and Glasgow are committed to high-quality in-service training for German teachers. Do you need free classroom materials or exciting digital teaching programs for your learners? Are you looking for training to enhance your teaching skills? Would you like to apply for a scholarship to attend training courses in the UK or Germany? We are here for you – get in touch!

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Visit Us Goethe-Institut Glasgow


3 Park Circus
G3 6AX Glasgow
United Kingdom

Opening Hours

Mon - Thu: 09:30-18:00
Fri: 09:30-15:00
Mon - Thu: 10:00-18:00
Fri: 10:00-15:00
Service Mon: 14:00-18:00
Service Thu: 14:00-18:00
Self-Service only Sat 16.09.: 10:00-13:00
Service Sat 30.09.: 10:00-13:00
Mon-Thu: 11:00-14:00 and 15:00-17:00
Fri: 11:00-14:00
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About us

We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. We convey a comprehensive image of Germany by providing information about cultural, social and political life in our nation. Our cultural and educational programmes encourage intercultural dialogue and enable cultural involvement. They strengthen the development of structures in civil society and foster worldwide mobility.

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