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IDO 2024

The IDO is legendary. Known as a major international celebration of the German language, the 2024 edition of the contest comes to Göttingen! Young participants will compete for the title of best learner of the German language and also embark on a journey of discovery through the green city of science. In national preliminary rounds, around 50 countries around the world are now preparing for the grand IDO final in Göttingen from 15 to 22 July 2024. It’s taking part that counts!

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A1 & A2 Goethe-Zertifikat: Fit in Deutsch (10-16 years)

The Goethe Institut in Saudi Arabia is now offering A1 & A2 Goethe-Zertifikat: Fit in Deutsch exams, specially designed for participatns aged 10-16. Register today and take the first step in your German language journey!

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European Music Week in Riyadh
Arcis Saxophon Quartett

As part of the European Music Week in Riyadh, the Goethe-Institute presented a series of three mesmerizing concerts by the acclaimed Arcis Saxophon Quartett at the German School on November 13th. From the first note at 9:00 a.m. to the closing chord at 12:30 p.m., the audience was treated to a splendid showcase of European classical and contemporary music.

Arcis Saxophon Quartett © arcisvisuals

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Ash Shaikh Mohammad Ibn Salih Al Uthaymin Str.,
Umm Al Hamam Al Gharbi,
Riad Provinz
Saudi Arabia






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Sunday – Thursday: 10:00–18:00
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