… to the Goethe-Institut London, Germany’s cultural institute operating worldwide. In 1962 we opened our doors in South Kensington and have grown to become a hub of ideas, support, education and exchange. To mark our 60th anniversary, we have a full programme of special events that will feature a variety of voices, ideas and opportunities. We look forward to welcoming you!

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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

Come and Meet Us

Explore contemporary German culture in this open and diverse place where Europe and the rest of the world meet.

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Teaching German

Our offices in London and Glasgow are committed to high-quality in-service training for German teachers. We offer free classroom materials, digital teaching programmes, training courses, scholarships and much more. Find out more about our offers and get in touch with our staff.

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Goethe-Institut London Visit Us


50 Princes Gate Exhibition Road
London SW7 2PH United Kingdom

Opening Hours

Mon–Fri: 08:30–19:00
Mon–Fri: 09:00–20:30
Sat: 09:00–17:00
Next "Open Samstag": 10.09.2022
Mo–Do: 10:00–13:00, 14:00–17:00
Fr: 10:00–13:00

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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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