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Our Institute is open. We offer online / offline courses, examinations, library membership and multifaceted cultural programmes in physical -/online-/ hybrid-formats. Language department is available on the numbers +91 9836022993 / 9836183480 (Monday to Friday between 10 am – 6 pm). Cafeteria services are available for our students, library members and other visitors.

We are pleased to welcome guests in wheelchairs as our Institute is equipped with all the facilities that they require.

Entrance rules: COVID protocols will be maintained. Temperature, official ID and your final vaccination certificate (digital or otherwise) will be checked at the entrance. We request you to wear masks. Stay healthy!

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

Friday Film general image © GI Kolkata

Film Screenings
Friday Film

Friday Films are the monthly screenings of German films at the Goethe-Instiute / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata. One film is screened every third Friday of the Month from 6.30 pm in the audirtorium of the Goethe-Institut. All films are in German language with English subtitles.

returning sound 1 © GI Kolkata/Design:Varun Desai

Returning Sound

‘Returning Sound’ is a specially curated series of music programmes presented every month at the institute. The programme is curated focusing on unconventional music written by independent electronic music producers.

repair cafe current projects © Goethe-Institut Kolkata/Design:Reva Jaireth

The Repair Café

The Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata, inspired by the anstiftung Foundation, will set up the first Repair Café in Kolkata once a month in the premises of the library of the Goethe-Institut Kolkata.