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Deutsche digitale Kinderuni - Für Kinder von 8 bis 12 Jahren© Goethe-Institut / Kids Interactive

Digital Kinderuni

The German Children’s Online University (Kinderuni) is a free educational platform of the Goethe-Institut for children aged 8 to 12. It helps children to find answers to questions about the phenomena of the world, and enables children to learn and play in the German language.

Become a student

At home

Every child can get involved with the Kinderuni at home. Our online platform is freely accessible without charge to all children. All lectures are available free of charge, and are available at any time on our educational platform. If you are a parent and want to track your child's progress, simply register as a parent. 

Register as a parent

In school

Kinderuni for learning in school in different contexts

Didactic materials are available for teachers who would like to work with the Kinderuni either inside or outside the classroom. The Kinderuni can be used in the classroom in different contexts and areas of application. We have developed didactic materials for German teachers to accompany each Kinderuni lecture. 

A teacher account also provides access to learning scenarios for interactive German lessons with instructions and worksheets that are free to download.

Sign in as a teacher


The Kinderuni participates in many activities and collaborates with various partners - here you will find information about our events.

Digitale Kinderuni im Fernsehen © Goethe-Institut

Every Monday
Digitale Children's University on TV

Every Monday (22.11.2021 – 31.07.2022) from 16:30 to 16:45 (IST) on Rupavahini channel, the brilliant and sometimes scatterbrained Professor Einstein together with his Research Associate Sophie Schlau will lecture on fascinating topics from the subject areas of Humankind, Nature and Technology. With special guest JOWOGO, a little robot who is one of Professor Einstein’s beloved inventions, named after Johann Wolfgang von Goethe.

For partners

The Kinderuni invites educational institutions, organizations involved in popularizing science and conducting educational and entertaining events for children to cooperate. Please contact us if you are interested.

Project news

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Professor Einstein © Goethe-Institut / KIDS interactive

Kinderuni news

In this special issue we have collected the latest Kinderuni news for you. For example, a tutorial on how to monitor the progress of your students if they work from a remote location. We have also updated the website. Come and have a look!

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Nishan Manawadu
Project coordinator
Goethe-Institut Sri Lanka


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