A panoramic view of the library. Photo: Goethe-Institut Jakarta/Dominic Julian

Our Service

An up-to-date selection of print and audiovisual media in German language and translated versions: books, newspapers, films, music, apps and game. Get the information about actual theme and trend, and get to know Germany.

What we offer

Lending Service

The library is open to the public and use of books and media in the library is free.


The eLibrary is the virtual library of the Goethe-Institut Jakarta for Indonesia. This service allows you to borrow digital media.

Translation Program

The Goethe-Institut translation programme supports the publication of books by German speaking authors in Indonesian language.

Library Cooperation

Events, specialist subjects and cooperation offers for librarians in Indonesia.

Latest News

Fußball trifft Bibliothek  © Goethe-Institut Indonesien

Fußball trifft Bibliothek

The international E-Sport Tournament of our library connects football fans learning German from Bandung, Bangkok, Colombo, Delhi, Hong Kong, Jakarta, Calcutta, Pune and Tokyo.

Action Bound - Bibliothek Jakarta © Goethe-Institut Indonesien


The Goethe-Institut has reinvented the guided library tour. With the Actionbound app it has become a treasure hunt with a tablet.