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Update: COVID-19

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we still take a lot of caution and allow a maximum of 20 people for our language exams and events. We will keep you updated about further developments via our website and social media channels.  

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Continue to learn German – online. We are successfully offering our classes to online format. If the situation allows, we will resume with physical classes in 2022. If you have any questions, please contact the language department: : language-lagos@goethe.de


We are also pleased to announce that examinations can be conducted. They will however be held in adherence to strict safety measures.
 If you have not yet booked an exam, but would like to be informed about upcoming exam dates, please check our website. Due to the high volume of requests we receive, we may not be able to reply to you immediately; please bear with us. 


Keep up-to-date by subscribing to our monthly newsletter or via social media. If you have any questions please email our Cultural Program Team.


The library is open Monday to Friday between 9 am and 4pm. Books and other materials cannot be borrowed at the moment. You can also use our digital library, the Onleihe.


More than 35,000 German-language e-books, audio books, films, materials for German students, magazines and newspapers are available for download in our Onleihe. Register and activate the service to use it on a computer or on mobile devices (Android and iOS). Free of charge. Free of advertising. Around the clock - and from any location.


Stay in the loop about further developments via FacebookInstagram and Twitter. For general enquiries please email info@lagos.goethe.org

Online lernen, lesen, informieren

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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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Deutsch für dich

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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For German Langueage Learners
Couchpotato – Learn German at home

Train your language skills on your own couch: Learn German at home with our various digital tips, interactive exercises and games.

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For Children and Young People

Bored at home? Check out our free offers for children and young people, which you can easily access from your own couch. Play, listen, read, and test your knowledge!