We are there for you!

We are there for you, even though the institute remains closed for visitors due to the COVID 19 situation. You can:

  • book a course / take an examination
  • borrow and return media with prior appointment with our library
  • attend multifaceted cultural programmes in online-format

What we offer

German courses

Learn German with the international market leader for German courses.

German exams

You can get your language skills certified by taking a Goethe-Institut exam.

Teaching German

Goethe-Institut supports German teachers and educational institutions, offers advanced training, develops teaching and learning materials and concepts. We also conduct events to motivate German learners.

Current Projects

German List current projects © Goethe-Institut Kolkata

German List
'How can you hear...'

A new series of online live streamings that will allow people of intellectual rigour to engage with each other in the real world and create a corpus of contemporary political, philosophical, literary and socially concerned conversations.

AFJ current project © Goethe-Institut Kolkata

Fourth Edition
Arts For Juniors

An initiative for children and young people with ThinkArts. Through different and exciting activities, children and teenagers (9-12 as well as 13+ years old) can get in touch with, discover and explore the world of art, music and books.

Logo Inherited memories © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata

Forgotten and Recalled
Inherited Memories

As the debates on the refugee crisis continue, we look back into one of the biggest refugee crises and human migration in recent history. The discussion mostly revolves around the broad issue of what the long-term impact would be if refugees were allowed to settle in a particular society.