Language. Culture. Germany Welcome...

… to the Goethe-Institut Philippinen in Manila. The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s cultural institute, active worldwide. We promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange. We have been operating in Manila since 1961 and are a hub of ideas, education and exchange.

Goethe-Institut Philippinen Building © Goethe-Institut

Learn German

The Goethe-Institut brings the German language to the world. We offer German courses and German exams in over 90 countries.

  • The right solution for every need
  • Well taken care of at any level
  • Internationally recognized language certificates

Win a Free Course in Germany

Are you a student of the Goethe-Institut Philippines? Then this is your chance to win a free German language course at a Goethe-Institut in Germany if you complete your A1 to B2 courses at the Goethe-Institut Philippines.

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Diverse. Open to all.

Our library is a place for everyone who wants to read, listen to music, watch movies, get inspired and meet people.

Opening hours

Mon-Fri: 12:00PM to 8:00PM (effective as of February 12, 2024)
Sat-Sun: closed

Goethe-Institut Manila Library Lending © Goethe-Institut Philippinen


The Onleihe is the Goethe-Institut's free digital library. You can currently download 23,000 German-language e-books, audiobooks, materials for learners of German, magazines and newspapers, and watch movies online.

Onleihe © Goethe-Institut


Content that moves us

International perspectives from culture and society

Which topics and discourses are we dealing with worldwide? The online magazine Zeitgeister invites experts, artists and authors to a joint exchange. 

Zeitgeister Keyvisual © El Boum Illustration: © El Boum

German Shows in the Philippines
Binge Fever

Television “Made in Germany” is having a golden moment with the rise of international streaming services. German series that appeal to global audiences through smart and original writing, diverse themes, talented lineups and opulent productions have never received so much attention. In this dossier, we’ll highlight binge-worthy German serials and fill you in on where to watch them in the Philippines.

© Colourbox / Image editing Goethe-Institut Los Angeles

Visiting German cities
City Contours

German cities are as diverse as the landscape that surrounds them. In our series of city portraits, we embark on a journey through Goethe's homeland. Our authors have taken a close look at things small and large which make their cities so unique and lovable.

City Contours © Tobias Schrank © Tobias Schrank

Visit us Goethe-Institut Philippinen


G/4-5/F Adamson Centre
121 Leviste St.
Makati City Metro
1227 Manila

Opening Hours

Mon–Fri: 12:00PM–8:00PM (effective as of February 12, 2024)
Sat-Sun: closed
Mo–Fr: 9:00–12:00, 13:00–15:00
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