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In line with the Singapore authorities' directives, the Goethe-Institut Singapore will be closed to the public effective Wednesday, 19 May 2021. Language courses will be moved online with 50% virtual classes via Zoom and 50% online self-study on our proprietary learning platform. Exams will be conducted on-site at the institute in line with current SafeEntry and social distancing directives. The language course office is available via phone at +65 6735 4555 and email courses-singapore@goethe.de

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Opening hours Language Course Office

Starting Wednesday, 19 May 2021, the Goethe-Institut Singapore will be closed to the public. Our team in the language course office will be happy to answer your questions by phone or email. 

Monday-Friday: 10:00-16:00

Phone +65 6735 4555
E-mail courses-singapore@goethe.de

We wish all our students, partners and their families to stay safe and healthy.

German Language Courses

All current courses will be moved online from Wednesday 19 May 2021. In term 3, We offer all standard and intensive courses as blended learning courses: 50% virtual lessons via Zoom and 50% tutored and assessed online study on our proprietary learning platform. For any questions, please contact courses-singapore@goethe.de

Upon request, we are able to offer Individual Courses. Please contact us: course-coordinator-singapore@goethe.de


We offer German exams in compliance with SafeEntry and social distancing rules. We will inform you immediately if exams have to be cancelled due to government directives. Dates & Registration For any questions please contact us by email: exams-singapore@goethe.de 


Events by the Goethe-Institut will be postponed or conducted digitally. Please check our webpages or social media for up-to-date information.

Digital Library - Onleihe

We apologise for the recent email reminder about library items due on Thursday, 1 July 2021. All loans will be extended until Wednesday, 1 September 2021, and all overdue charges incurred while our library is closed will be waived.

Our library is being renovated and library services have been suspended until further notice. Your borrowed items will be renewed and no late fees will be charged. We are looking forward to welcoming you again in a brand new space soon. We apologise for the inconvenience.

More than 35,000 German-language e-books, audio books, films, materials for German students, magazines and newspapers are available for download in our eLibrary, Onleihe. Register and activate the service to use it on a computer or on mobile devices.

Please contact our library team if you have any questions:

Gerneral Information

Please check our webpages and social media about current developments. For general enquiries please contact us via email: mail-singapore@goethe.de

Safe Entry

From 17 May 2021 onwards, all students will have to adhere strictly to the TraceTogether only SafeEntry check-in requirement when entering our Institut. All students aged 7 and above will have to use either the TraceTogether app or token for SafeEntry at the Goethe-Institut.

Please make sure that you have downloaded the TraceTogether app or collect a token from your local Community Centre. You can find out where and when to collect the token at this government website https://token.gowhere.gov.sg/. For more information on how data is encrypted, secured and used, read the TraceTogether token FAQ https://token.gowhere.gov.sg/faq.

Please note that this is a government regulation and the Goethe-Institut Singapore needs to comply with the implementation strictly.

Frequently asked questions

All current courses are continued online in blended learning format. 

Online learning consists of a variety of phases and methods:
  • You work on exercises, tasks and texts individually from home, instructed and coordinated by your teacher
  • You work on written assignments, which will then get corrected by your teacher
  • The online course room enables you and the rest of the class to meet virtually with your teacher during online live sessions in which you communicate with each other either via a forum or live chat/video chat application.
We have resumed exams. Please visit Dates & Registration for more information or contact us via email at exams-singapore@goethe.de
All books, magazines and DVDs currently on loan will be automatically renewed. You can also make use of our free eLibrary, Onleihe.

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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 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!

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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.