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Up to date information: Corona

We are there for you, even though the institute remains closed for visitors due to the COVID-19 situation. You can book an online course, borrow and return media with prior appointment with our library and attend multifaceted cultural programmes in online-format.

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german courses

Till further notice all language courses will be offered as online courses.
For course queries, you can call us on the following numbers: 9836183480, 9836022993, Monday to Friday from 10 am – 6 pm or write to german-kolkata@goethe.de   

german examinations

All examinations have been postponed until further notice.
Please write to exams-kolkata@goethe.de for more information.

Cultural events

We will continue offering multifaceted cultural programmes in online format. Please follow our website and social media channels for updated infos.
Events Event calender of Educational Services Department


Our library allows —only by appointment— borrowing and returning of media. For fixing an appointment, please send an e-mail to

Days: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Time: 11.00 am to 1.00 pm
           3.00 pm to 5.00 pm 


Learn, read, inform yourself online

DTO India © Sonja Tobias / Goethe-Institut e.V.

German Training Online is now in India!

Learn German at your own speed and convenience using appealing exercises designed specifically by our experts to enable successful, self-guided learning on your smart phone, tablet or computer. German Training Online gives you - beginners, intermediate and advanced learners - the opportunity to thoroughly practice and strengthen your German language skills.

Online Learning

With a Goethe-Institut distance learning course you can decide for yourself when and where you would like to learn.

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The Onleihe is Goethe-Institut’s digital library. More than 35,000 German language eBooks, audio books, movies, materials for German language learners, magazines and newspapers are available for downloading from the Onleihe.