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Goethe-Institut New York Foto: Jacobia Dahm

The Goethe-Institut New York fosters cultural cooperation and promotes German language learning by offering the public opportunities to interact with themes and questions relevant to German culture and society.

North American Region


The Goethe-Institut New York is also regional coordinator of 10 institutes and one center in the North American region, which is comprised of Canada, the United States, and Mexico, and committed to the same set of goals and objectives. In the United States: Boston, New York, Washington, Chicago, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, and the Goethe-Zentrum in Atlanta. In Canada: Ottawa, Montreal, and Toronto. In Mexico: Mexico City. Cuba also belongs to the North American region and work leading to the establishment of a Goethe-Institut in Havana is currently underway.