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Covid-19 Updates
Keeping you safe

We look forward to your visit. Our courses take place in-house as well as online, we offer exams under secure conditions, and our Library is open to the public. We are delighted that we can hold events in our building while continuing many digital and online offerings.

We kindly request that face coverings are worn on the premises whenever possible to protect the vulnerable and reduce the spread of coronavirus.

Drawing: face coverings© Getty Images

How we keep you safe

Following the guidelines of the Scottish government we have carried out a risk assessment and developed a range of infection control measures.

We do everything we can to ensure that your stay at the Goethe-Institut Glasgow takes place under safe conditions, but we also ask you to behave responsibly and considerately towards other guests and our employees. Please do not come to the Goethe-Institut if you or a member of your household may be ill. Should you develop Covid-19 symptoms after a visit to the Institute please inform us.

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Please be mindful of others and do not come to the Institute if you or a member of you household may be ill.

Mouth-nose protection

Face Coverings

Unless you are exempt for medical reasons, please wear a mask covering your nose and mouth when you visit us. We all wear one when we move around the house to help protect each other.

Wash your hands  

Wash Your Hands

On entering the building and before touching media or appliances we kindly ask you to desinfect your hands with the gel provided throughout the building. Hand washing facilities can be found in the respective toilets on the ground, first and second floors.

Cleaning and ventilation of the classrooms

Cleaning and Ventilation

We ensure that our frequently touched surfaces, buttons and handles are cleaned and disinfected several times a day and we regularly air all rooms. We have also aquired several air purifiers for the safety of our staff and visitors.

Smaller courses and minimum distance

Minimum Distance

We ask staff and visitors alike to still maintain a minimum distance of 2 metres wherever possible.

Digital advice and contactless payments

Online Advice and Contactless Payment

We will continue to advise you personally, either by phone or by e-mail. You can book all our courses and exams via the web shop, as well as make contactless payments over the phone or via bank transfer.

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German Courses in Glasgow

Our German courses take place in-house as well as online and we offer exams under secure conditions.

Events © Goethe-Institut Glasgow

In-house and digital culture

We hold events in our building again while continuing many digital and online offerings. Subscribe to our newsletters and follow us on social media to stay informed!

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