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Aufgaben und Ziele Photo: Goethe-Institut/Loredana La Rocca

Sprache. Kultur. Deutschland.

The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach.

We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. We convey a comprehensive image of Germany by providing information about cultural, social and political life in our nation. Our cultural and educational programmes encourage intercultural dialogue and enable cultural involvement. They strengthen the development of structures in civil society and foster worldwide mobility.

With our network of Goethe-Instituts, Goethe Centres, cultural societies, reading rooms and exam and language learning centres, we have been the first point of contact for many with Germany for over sixty years. Our long-lasting partnerships with leading institutions and individuals in over ninety countries create enduring trust in Germany. We are partners for all who actively engage with Germany and its culture, working independently and without political ties.

The Goethe-Institut Kuala Lumpur

The Goethe-Institut Kuala Lumpur organizes a wide spectrum of acitivites in contemporary German culture in cooperation and exchange with Malaysian cultural partners.

The language department offers German language courses, international examinations and in-service seminars for teachers and lecturers of German at secondary and tertiary levels.

In the media library of the Goethe-Institute Kuala Lumpur, books and media stocks are available for those interested in Germany as well as learning or teaching German. Individual research work can be implemented at internet workstations.

Malaysians who want to study in Germany can meet a study consultant of the DAAD on a quarterly base.

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