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We are there for you, even though the institute remains closed for visitors. You can book an online course, give an exam, visit the library with prior appointment and attend multifaceted cultural programmes in online-format. Please click here for details. Stay healthy, protect yourself and your surroundings, take care of yourself and others!

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

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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.

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Residency Project
Indo-European Residency

In 2021, for the first time, the residency is being organised on a digital platform, thus ensuring that the residency takes place notwithstanding the prevailing COVID situation. The names of the selected artists have been announced.

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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.