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Podcasts are the modern equivalent of knowledge-laden audiobooks, dance-worthy albums, and well-curated radios. Our list of podcasts features a variety of genres, so you're sure to find your new favourite.


Popcast © Goethe-Institut | Illustration: DOON 東

Current Music from Germany

Rock, pop, hip-hop, electro: Together with Zündfunk, the Bavarian Radio's scene magazine, we showcase quality pop made in Germany.


Nandani Dung © Nandani Dung


In our seventh podcast edition, we talk to Nandini Dung about her life as an influencer.   


TCA Rangachari © TCA Rangachari


In our sixth podcast edition, we talk to TCA Rangachari about his vivid biography.

Nivritti Samtaney © Nivritti Samtaney


In the fifth episode of our podcast, we talk to Nivritti Samtaney about her journey in education. 


Berlinale Blogger PodcastGrafik: Tobias Schrank © Goethe-Institut

Berlinale – Goethe-Institut

Hardly anything has grown as much lately as the enthusiasm for podcasts. The Goethe-Institut and the Berlinale are picking up on this trend. The two podcasts that started last year, dealing with filmmaking, the film industry, filmmakers and the films themselves, are now each entering a second season. 


Goethe-Geschichten #6 © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan


In the sixth episode of our podcast, it's all about idioms.

Milo das Nilpferd © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan


This is about Milo who has trouble making friends.

Der Tausch © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

The Swap

Learn a lesson for life and talk about everyday activities.


Fehler Design: Tobias Schrank

#Culture #Society #History
Fehler - Podcast

Our audio series takes a deep dive into some of the best errors, faults, and flaws out there. Tune in to learn all about lost radio archives, painting with penicillium mold, and the error-ridden creative process.

Beuys2021 © Beuys2021

#Culture #Art

In a critical analysis, different perspectives from Germany and abroad shed light on the relevance of Beuys today, his work and his impact on artists worldwide.

Simurgh Sound Project © Goethe Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

#Culture #Stories
The Simurgh Sound Project

The Simurgh Sound Project brings you stories and reflections from the Afghan community's life in Delhi. Follow the young Afghan residents of the city as they celebrate festivals, search for the best picnic spots, and experience scenes and memories from school days together.

Podcasts © Europanetzwerk Deutsch

#Language #Politics #Germany
kurz & bündig

In each episode, "kurz & bündig" presents interesting word explanations or idioms. Exciting topics from politics, business and society in Germany.

Timezones Illustration (Ausschnitt): TIMEZONES – Cover Episode 1: Nairobi © Sejma Fere

#culture #Music

The TIMEZONES podcast series plunges into the world of artists and their practices, asking: What does living and working in culture and the arts involve in different countries, cities and contexts today?

Talking Culture

#Culture #Europe #Art
Talking Culture

Talking Culture is a platform for thought-provoking discussions about the future of Europe, the UK, and the world. Interviews with thinkers and doers in the arts and culture sector investigate how creative fields are emerging from the tumultuous present into the future.

#Culture #Germany #USA #History #Politics
The Big Ponder

This transatlantic podcast explores abstract concepts and phenomena through personal radio essays. Every other week, one of our producers transforms a broad topic into a captivating story told from a US-German perspective.

#Culture #Philosophy #Literature #History

In recent years many people have turned to the work of Hannah Arendt to try to understand what is happening in our world today. But who was Hannah Arendt? And why is she so relevant now?

Mein Weg nach Deutschland Foto (Ausschnitt): © Flo Karr / Unsplash

#Language #Career #Germany
Ankommen in der Berufswelt

The new podcast ""Ankommen in der Berufswelt" introduces five people who have come to Germany and are now working there. They talk about their experiences and their start in the professional world in Germany.

Let's Talks Sustainability © Goethe-Institut Washington

#Language #Sustainability #Germany #USA
Let's Talks Sustainability

From energy consultant to environmentalist: For "Let's Talks Sustainability," the Goethe-Institut Washington spoke with young people from around Germany about their fight for a better and more sustainable planet.