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Latest News on Covid-19

Due to the current Covid-19 situation in Bangkok, the Goethe-Institut Thailand remains closed to the public until further notice.

Since it cannot be foreseen when the Goethe-Institut in Bangkok will be allowed to re-open, neither course nor exam dates can be confirmed.

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German courses

German lessons will only take place online until further notice.


All examination dates are canceled by order of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration (BMA) until further notice. We do not except enrollment until further notice.

Please note that the Goethe-Institut conducts all exams in person. Fully digital, location-independent exams are unfortunately not yet possible.
The provinces are responsible for the pandemic control regulations in Thailand. For Bangkok, the BMA has ordered the institute to be closed until further notice
In other provinces, however, we can offer tests in strict compliance with hygiene regulations. The journey is to be organized independently. Please inquire about any travel regulations.
Next examination date Goethe-Zertifikat A1: Start Deutsch 1:Udon Thani

04.07.2021 – last seats available (on request)
  • 09:30 Hrs.
  • 13:30 Hrs.
05.07.2021 – Fully booked!
06.07.2021 – Fully booked!


Our library remains closed to the public until further notice. The Onleihe, our digital library with more than 35,000 media, can still be used. Additionally, we still offer our free pick-up and delivery service for you.

Cultural Events

All cultural events at the Goethe-Institut that require a physical presence have been cancelled or postponed. Distance and hygiene measures remain in place. Please follow our event calendar, our newsletter, and our social media for evet updates.

We will inform you about changes to these regulations directly on our website or on Facebook.


General inquiries: info-bangkok@goethe.de
Course Office: courses-bangkok@goethe.de
Phone: +66 (2) 108 8200

FAQ concerning the shutdown of the Goethe-Institut Thailand

Yes, we prepared online classes for you to learn German from home, together with other German learners, with a schedule and professional teacher. Please find more information on our online classes here. In the meatime you are welcome to use our already existing free and paid offers for practicing German and getting to know Germany: www.goethe.de/couchpotato
The due date for borrowed materials has been automatically extended – at no charge – until July 31, 2021.

If you wish to return the library materials, you can return them everyday between 8 AM – 6 PM without pre-registration at the box in front of building entrance. You can send them back via post mail as well.

** If the materials you want to return can’t fit in the media drop box, please place them on top of the box and kindly inform our library staff via LINE Message (@goethelibrarybkk) or E-mail (library-bangkok@goethe.de).

Your membership will be extended for the length of time equal to the duration of the closure.
You can find the instructions here: www.goethe.de/thailand/onleihe

Contact: library-bangkok@goethe.de
LINE-ID: @goethelibrarybkk

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