Our offerings

German courses

Learn German with the international market leader for German courses.

German exams

You can certify your language skills by taking a Goethe-Institut German exam.

About us

We promote the study of German abroad and encourage international cultural exchange.

Current projects

Still image from “Three”, directed by Tom Tykwer, 2010 DREI © Strand Releasing

Celebrating German film

We’ve partnered with Kanopy to strengthen German-American friendship with a collection of acclaimed German films, entirely free to watch!

Goethe-Institut Washington at LIZ DC © Five Squares Development

We're moving!

The Goethe-Institut Washington will be moving in the final week of October 2019. We are currently seeking bids for moving services. Submit your proposal now!

Digital Kinderuniversity © Goethe-Institut

Digital Kinderuniversity

The Digital Kinderuniversity is a brand new, completely free, and entirely online-based program. Students can learn German while watching fun videos about science experiments.