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Niveau A1 - B2 New Language Courses

Register now for the German Language courses and exam trainings.

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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




Open to all

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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Discover our Work


A residency program for lens-based artists and photographers from Tamil Nadu and Sri Lanka intending to work with local resources to research and develop cross cultural bodies of work on shared histories, cultures and environments.

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TRAVELING PATTERNS brings together 4 designers from India and Germany into exploring and developing contemporary patterns drawing inspiration from traditional motifs, figures and decorative elements from wooden blocks, created by Indian artisans and block-makers that would find innovative applications also in other formats and fields.

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Residency in collaboration with the Alliance Française of Madras and the French Institute of Pondicherry (IFP).

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

Opening Time

Monday-Friday: 09:30am - 05:30pm
Tuesday-Saturday: 09:00 – 18:00
Sunday and Monday: Closed
Monday–Thursday: 10:00–13:00 & 13:30 - 15:30
Friday: 10:00–13:00
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