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Up to date information: Coronavirus

In light of the current situation, we are following the instructions of the local authorities and doing our part in slowing the spread of the coronavirus.

The Goethe-Institut Mumbai is temporarily closed to the public and our staff are working from home. The institute remains closed until the Government of Maharashtra will lift the lock down.

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Continue learning German – online. We have shifted all our in-person offerings to online formats.  For further questions, please contact:

German examinations

Examinations are not scheduled as for now. As soon as the Goethe-Institut is able to offer in-person examinations, alternative dates will be made available. For questions, please contact:


Teacher training at the Goethe-Institut will be shifted to online trainings until further notice. Every participant will be personally informed. For questions, please contact:


Our events have unfortunately either been cancelled or postponed. Please inform yourself via our communication channels.


Our library is temporarily closed to public in accordance to the government measures to fight the spread of COVID19. We thank you for your understanding. Your borrowed media will be automatically renewed and late fees will be waved. On reopening we will update you about the new return date for borrowed media.

Our media, books and the words in our books are looking forward to welcoming you as soon as the crisis is over - when you return, you can you happily turn the page... Until such time you can access our free online library: ONLEIHE

Should you have any further questions, please contact:


Please inform yourself about current developments via our website or social media channels. For all other questions, please contact: info-mumbai@goethe.de

Answers To The Most Important Questions

We have shifted all our classes to online formats. Every participant will be personally informed. For questions please contact: german-mumbai@goethe.de

All scheduled examinations and registration dates have been postponed. If you have already registered online, your registration will be processed once the institute reopens. Information pertaining to revised examination dates, registrations dates and payment dates will be communicated to you via email.

Payments made will be carried forward and it will be booked for the revised dates, once they are confirmed and declared. The acknowledgement / admit card of the same will be shared with you via email.

All borrowed books / media are automatically renewed till the institute reopens again. Our free "Onleihe" is always available for you. (Onleihe)

For any further questions don't hesitato to get in contact with our staff by writing to:
We are more than happy to assist you!

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