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Events and Competitions© Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

Events and Competitions

Activating students is one of the most important – and sometimes most difficult – challenge any teacher faces. The Goethe-Institut India has therefore put together a series of cultural events and competitions for German learners and German teachers so that German can be learned and taught in a fun way.

In-Service training and Events Calender

Ongoing events

Goethe Podcast © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

2022 | For school students
Goethe-Geschichten | Call for Stories

Are you creative? Do you like to write? Do you have a good voice? Then take part in the competition for our podcast "Goethe-Geschichten".

Serienfieber Illustration of a hand clicking a remote control © Colourbox / Image editing Goethe-Institut Los Angeles

2022 | For German Teachers
Binge Fever!

Together with our German teachers in South Asia, we want to explore Germany's film and series landscape.

Postcards for Peace © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

2022 | For school students
Postcards for Peace

Together with Goethe-Institut Goergien and Goethe-Zentrum Eriwan in Armenia, we are carrying out a creative project on the theme of peace.

IDO 2022 © Goethe-Institut

2022 | For school students
Internationale Deutscholympiade

The world’s biggest contest for German language learners is gathering steam again.

Previous Events

DLT 2022 © Shutterstock / Prayrit Singh

For German teachers
German Teachers Conference 2022

In cooperation with the Indian German Teachers' Association InDaF, we organized the German Teachers' Conference for teachers from North India and Nepal from 08.07. to 10.07.2022.

School Leaders Conference © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

For school principals
School Leaders' Conference 2022

From 16.06.2022 to 19.06.2022, after a long pandemic break, a regional School Leaders' Conference of South Asia took place again.

Sommercamp © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

For students
Sommer, Sonne, Sprache | Online Summer Camp

To escape the heat of the summer, we invited students to an interactive online summer camp.

Osterwoche © Goethe-Institut

2022 | For grades 6-8

Easter is one of the most joyful festivals in Germany. Therefore we invited school students to creatively celebrate Easter. 

Jugendcamp © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

2022 | For students
Goethe - Jugendcamp 2022

In harmony with nature. That was the theme of our youth camp in June. Together with German learners we reconnect back to nature.

Fridays for Future © Goethe-Institut

2022 | For students
Fridays for Future 2.0

We invited students to various workshops about sustainability. 

Wunderkind © Shutterstock / Prayrit Singh

2022 | For everyone
Wunderkind: A quiz about Germany

Take our India-wide quiz about Germany and win fantastic prizes.

Der Goethe-Adventskalender © Goethe-Institut

2021 | For everyone
Goethe - Advent Calendar

Learn about Christmas and the traditions in Germany. 

Urban Spaces © Goethe-Institut

2021 | For everyone
Urban Spaces

With this project, we aim to discuss urban design.

Berufe der Zukunft © by Groupe Dejour

Careers for the future

The professions which were in demand yesterday or are in demand today, might not be in demand tomorrow.

100 Years of Sophie Scholl © Prayrit Singh / Shutterstock

2021 | For school students
100 Jahre Sophie Scholl

A 3D workshop for german learners from India, Pakistan and Germany.

TGIF © by Groupe Dejour

2021 | For school principals

A series of webinars, where the top trending themes for pedagogical Trends 2021 were be addressed

Sprache und Diversität ©Shutterstock / Anjani Miglani

2021 | For school students
Language and Diversity Competition

What comes to your mind when you read these two words ''Language and Diversity''?


2021 | For school principals
PASCH-School Principals Conference

The first virtual conference for PASCH-School Principals of Northern South Asia will take place.

DLP © Colorbox / Prayrit Singh

2020 | For teachers

This competition was open to the Indian teachers, who teach German at any school, college or institute.


2020 | For school students

Sustainopreneurship combines the concepts of entrepreneurship and sustainability.


2020 | For school students

What comes to your mind when you hear the word “Diversity”?

2020 | For school students
Blue Brain Club

The brain is a fascinating organ and at the same time incredibly complex.

Fridays for future © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

2020 | For school students
Fridays for future

The participants identified not only their own sustainability goals but also learned how to create an explanatory video.

Memes für den Deutschunterricht © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan

2020 | For German teachers
Memes for my German class

After the online seminar on the topic of "Memes", we had organised a competition for teachers.