• Shifting © Goethe-Institut Kolkata

    See you soon!

    Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan has now permanently closed at 8, Ballygunge Circular Road and our team has moved into the new premises at Park Mansions on Park Street. For the moment, construction is underway. We regret that we are unable to welcome visitors as of now.
    You can however contact us at the following telephone numbers and e-mail ID:
    +91 33 2264 6602 / 6398 / 6424

  • New contact details © Goethe-Institut Kolkata / Photo:Friso Maecker

    New contact details

    The Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan now has a new address:
    Park Mansions, Gate 4
    57A, Park Street
    Kolkata 700016

    The construction of your new Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan is still underway. Unfortunately we are unable to welcome any visitors at the moment.

    Our new landline numbers are:
    +91 33 2264 6602 / 6398 / 6424

    Click here for Language Office timings

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Current Projects

New Patrons © Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Kolkata

New Patrons

This is a project, where the civil society commissions an artist (a visual - artist / architect / designer / writer / performer / musician etc.) to create for the community; addressing a pressing need to bring about a positive change. 

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

Forgotten and Recalled
My Parents' World

As the world is now gripped with the Syrian refugee crisis and debates rage on their acceptance in various countries in Europe, it may be the right time to look back into some of the biggest refugee crises and human migration in recent history. The debates centre mostly around the broader theme of what impact the refugees would have if they are allowed to settle in a particular society.

180 Seconds City © Goethe-Institut


From Berlin to Bogota – and back via Tokyo and Kolkata! 16 cities, 64 short films and four themes taken from life in the big cities of the world: in 180 seconds emerges a picture of a city, showing what unites us and what makes us different from one another.