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Learn German from the market leader. The Goethe-Institut offers 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


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Our vibrant library now has a felicitous children’s corner, a capacious media center, a rich collection of German and a selected curation of English and Tamil media: Books, Magazines, Newspapers, Films, Music and Games. For kids and adults alike, we have a plethora of activities. 

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About us

Cultural cooperation

We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation.

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Discover our Work

M.A.P // A.M.P

An overview describing the various facets of
Activism in Tamil Film Songs
This project attempts to give the viewers the multi-dimensional nature of activism which led to Tamil cinema becoming unique in the ways that it approached and made possible the sensitization of millions of people to understand their own ‘Tamil’ identity.


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Commemorating 75 years of India's independence with 75 contributions, Freedom brings together artists, authors and thinkers from India and Germany to explore what freedom means to individuals and societies in a modern democracy.


The Infinite Library is a travelling installation that uses VR and other media to reimagine the future of libraries as interactive spaces that engage visitors through multisensory forms of storytelling. It seeks to embed human stories within a much grander narrative, one which includes the birth of our planet and the evolution of all life forms.

The Infinite Library

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No.4 5th Street, Rutland Gate
600 006 Chennai

Opening Time

Monday-Friday: 09:30am - 05:30pm
Tuesday-Friday: 09:00 – 17:00
Saturday: 11:00 - 18:00
Sunday and Monday: Closed
Monday–Thursday: 10:00–13:00 & 13:30 - 15:30
Friday: 10:00–13:00
Goethe Institut Chennai Reception

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