Contact and opening hours

Update as of 18.11.2020

To comply with government regulation the Goethe-Institut Glasgow will be closed from Friday 20.11. for three weeks. However, we are open to general enquiries by phone or e-mail. Our language courses continue online and our library offers a Click & Collect service.

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Easter Fri 10.04. – Mon 13.04.
May Bank Holiday Fri 22.05.- Mon 25.05. incl.
Summer Closure Sat 25.07.2020 – Sun 09.08.
Winter Closure Wed 23.12.2020 – Wed 05.01.2021
We can be contacted by phone as follows:

Mon - Fri: 10:00 - 16:00
The library is closed for the general public until 14 December 2020.
However, you can contact us by email and telephone enquiries can be made on Mondays between 2 and 6 pm.
Our Language Office is available for telephone enquiries as follows:

Mon - Fri: 10:00 – 13:00


Public Transport
  • Tube:
    - St. George's Road or Kelvinbridge
  • Bus:
    You will find bus stops near the Institute on Woodlands Road, Elderslie Road / Sauchiehall Street and Great Western Road:
    - Woodlands Rd: 4/4 A (First Buses)
    - Elderslie Rd/ Sauchiehall St: 3, 77 (First Buses), 17 (McGill's)
    - Great Western Road: 6, 6A (First Buses)
    You may also consult the First website to find the most suitable bus route for you: First: SimpliCITY
  • Train:
    - Charing Cross Station (in walking distance)
    - Central Station (Exit Hope Street). Then by bus further along to Woodlands Road (second stop after Charing Cross, next to a church), then a steep walk up Woodlands Gate, left and right to Park Circus
    - Queen Street Station or Buchanan Bus Station. With the tube further along to Kelvinbridge Station or St. George’s Cross Station (both are within 10 mins. walking distance from the Institute)
Parking Facilities
There are parking charges in operation in Park Circus and the surrounding area. So please remember to bring coins with you to feed the parking meter! No charges after 6pm and on weekends.