Contact and opening hours

Update as of 07.01.2021

Due to current circumstances the Goethe-Institut Glasgow remains closed until further notice.
Staff is working from home and can be contacted by e-mail. General enquiries can be made by phone Mon - Fri 10am - 2pm. 

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as of 07.01.2021 - changes possible

Easter Fri 02.04. – Mon 05.04. incl.
May Bank Holiday Mon 31.05.
Summer Closure Sat 24.07. – Sun 08.08. incl.
September Bank Holiday Mon 27.09.
Winter Closure Fri 24.12.2021 – Sun 02.01.2022 incl.

General enquiries can be made by phone Mon - Fri 10am - 2pm.
The library is closed for the general public until further notice. However, you can still contact us by email.
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.