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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

We are happy to announce that the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan Mumbai will be offering once again exams for various levels from August 2021 onwards. The new examination schedule can be found on our website here:
► Exam schedule: August 2021

For information or queries we request you to write to exams-mumbai@goethe.de

The Language Office will still remain closed for all purposes till further notice and the staff shall continue to work from home. You can contact us here:


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.

Since 25.11.2020 we have started with a first phase of re-opening our library. For this we are offering a free one-time pick up service to get library materials in your care back to the library. More details about this you find here:
Fill up the form and we will get in touch with you.

Our free online library is always available for you: 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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With a Goethe-Institut distance learning course you can decide for yourself when and where you would like to learn.

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In the “Deutsch für dich” community you will find plenty of exercises to help you learn German free of charge, and you can share experiences with other members.

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Watch over 100 German films online

Over 100 German films – classic movies as well as current productions – are available for free on our eMedia platform, the eLibrary.

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