Starting January | Goethe-Institut New York | Language Courses
In-Person Courses Starting in January
We're happy to inform you that starting January 2022, we will be offering in-person courses again! In addition to our online courses, they complement the variety of different formats that we offer to meet your individual needs. Browse through our course finder, find the one that suits you best, and book your spot now.
January 18 - March 24 | Online | Reading comprehension course
German Reading Comprehension for Academics
Learn how to read or translate German scholarly texts from a variety of disciplines. Our German reading comprehension course for academics is held in English and provides you with an intensive study of basic grammar, syntax, reading, and translation practices. Book your spot now!
December 10, 4-8:00pm ET | Goethe-Institut New York | Holiday Party
German Winter Wonderland
Put on your best holiday outfit and join us for some waffles and mulled beverages at our German Winter Wonderland on December 10. There will be a Gingerbread House Competition, a DIY booth to make your own holiday decorations, and much more. You can also win amazing prices like a free language course. Our doors will be open from 4-8:00pm and no prior registration is necessary.
The Advent Calendar of the Goethe-Institut is back!
The Goethe Advent Calendar is back! This year we accompany the Goethe family in 24 stories to a colourful Christmas. Will Christmas be a success despite the ups and downs? Find out for yourself and take part in the competition! With a little luck, you could win great surprise packages and discount codes for our language courses.
Ongoing | Goethe-Institut New York | Library Hours
Expanded Library Hours
The library is now open Monday through Friday from 10am-5pm! Please note that library staff will only be on hand Tuesday/Wednesday from 1-5pm, so be sure to bring your library card in order to use our self-service machine to borrow items. We are also requiring proof of vaccination for access to our facilities.
Thru January 31, 2022 | Online | Translator's Prize
2022 Helen & Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize
Publishers are encouraged to send in submissions for the next Helen and Kurt Wolff Translator's Prize. Established in 1996 and funded by the German government, the Prize is awarded each year to honor an outstanding literary translation from German into English published in the USA the previous year.