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Do you have questions about Germany? Our information service is available to answer your questions by telephone, fax or email.

Tel:  +1 877 GOETHE-1 (toll-free within the USA)
Tel:  +1 212 439 8688
Fax: +1 212 439 8705


With our free eLibrary you can download and borrow a wide range of digital media such as eBooks, ePapers, eMusic, eAudios and eVideos.

Film Archive

The Goethe-Institute film catalogue comprises over 600 culturally relevant feature and documentary films available for research and loan. All films are stored at the Goethe-Institut Boston and are available on digital format (DVD and blue ray). The films are available for rental for non-commercial screenings by all cultural and educational institutions within the United States. Films cannot be rented to individuals. 

Translation funding

Our translation funding program supports the publication of books by German authors in another language.

Service for Librarians

The Goethe-Institut supports professional exchange between German and American librarians and information specialists.