About us

View of Millenium Park Chicago © Goethe-Institut

Together with its partners in the Midwest, the Goethe-Institut Chicago encourages cultural dialogue between Germany and the US with its multitude of diverse events. We offer language courses and exams on all proficiency levels in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, and we offer extensive services for German teachers. We facilitate information and artistic expressions of current aspects of the cultural, social and political life in Germany. Our reading room offers a wide selection of books and other media – accessible to anyone interested in Germany.