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Why the Goethe-Institut?

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More Than a Language School

As the official cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Goethe-Institut is a hub of German language and culture in New York. Learn more about everything the Goethe-Institut has to offer below.

Events, Library and Activities

Free Online Learning Resources

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Deutsch für dich

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.

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Step into German

Learn German at home or on the road with this collection of authentic materials, including films and music, with learning activities included.

eLibrary Goethe-Institut


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


And Much More!