We present a range of programming in the arts and humanities, including lectures, artist talks, film screenings, performances, installations, exhibitions, readings, public discussions, and conferences.
In our German Book Club we discuss contemporary German novels. The groups are open to anyone who loves to read and discuss books in German. At least an intermediate level of German (B1/B2) is recommended. Once a month on a Tuesday at 6:00pm.
Come join us for an evening of fun and friendly competition as we play modern tabletop classics including Catan, Codenames and Dixit. Sprechen Sie Deutsch? We'll be sure to set aside a few tables for those who want to play in the original language. Second Friday of every month, 6:30 to 10:00pm.
We present recent German films, ranging from small independent productions to box office hits. All screenings have English subtitles. Once a month on a Friday, 6:30 or 7:00pm.
Do you love talking in German and want more time to chat outside of class? Join our new and free conversation session. One of our teachers will be there to help and guide you through everyday conversations with other students. Participants not currently enrolled in one of our course may also join for $10 per session. Reservations required - please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org to join.
On our site, you can practice your German outside the classroom for free. Deutsch für dich offers resources for independent learning for levels A1-C1 and a worldwide community of fellow learners.
Learn German at home or on the road with this collection of authentic materials, including films and music, with learning activities included.
Not sure which course is right for you? Keine Sorgen! A placement test comes free with every booking. You can change your class up until the end of the second week of the semester if needed. Not ready to take a course just yet, but want to know where you’re at? You can also take the placement test for $20 without booking a course.
With our language certificate, the Goethe-Zertifikat, you will have official proof of your German abilities that is recognized by employers and schools in Germany and worldwide. The certificate is earned through a series of exams for everyone from beginners to native speakers, A1-C2.
The only collection of its kind in the US, our library offers German-language books and other media as well as English-language media on contemporary topics from Germany. Escape the noise of the city to read and study. All course participants receive one year of free membership.
Located on the Lower East Side, Ludlow 38 is the Goethe-Institut New York’s contemporary art space. Every year, we invite a new curator from Germany to introduce new international perspectives to the downtown arts community. Open Thursday to Sunday, 1:00-6:00pm.
We strive to make German available to everyone. With your help, we can help young New Yorkers study German or even study in Germany.