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Onleihe: German Digital Library

Onleihe Read everywhere © Goethe-Institut

Digital library of the Goethe-Institut
ONLEIHE - a convenient way to read and listen to German

Read and listen to German everywhere, every time and absolutely free of charge!
Simply and fast register. Depending on your device, you have various options for accessing and downloading more than 35,000 media for all German levels.

Social Science

Digital society © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

Digital society
Digitization and the effects on us and social life

Lectures and Discussion about the effects of digitization on us and the world around us.



Culture Lab © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

New plattform for arts
Culture lab

CULTURE LAB 2020 offers artists a platform to present their ideas and concepts to the public, live and online. For the artistic collaboration with Germany and Europe, they provide valuable impulses, especially in the areas of: multimedia performance, music and dance. Culture Lab is an initiative by the Goethe-Institut to support independent artists during the Pandemic.

Manzi exhibition space © Le Phi Long

New space for Art
Manzi Exhibition Space

In cooperation with the Manzi and supported the Goethe-Institut Hanoi, we have created Manzi Exhibition Space - a new space for Vietnamese artists to freely pursue and develop their art.


Call for application

SEADSTEM Workshop Application © iStock-1214087281_ake1150sb

Submission deadline | 11.12.2020
SEADSTEM Workshop 2021

Call for applications for SEADSTEM - Southeast Asian Digital STEM Platform workshop series 2021 now open until December 11, 2020.


Artists in Residene

Snežana Golubović & Le Brothers Photo: Hoang Anh

Art in public space
Artist residence Hue

Snežana Golubović is performance artist from Frankfurt/Main. She Serbian national (former Yugoslavia) and has lived in Germany since 1992. In July, she was a guest at the Le Brothers in Hue. 

Till Ansgar Baumhauer 983 © Till Ansgar Baumhauer

Till Ansgar Baumhauer

Till Ansgar Baumhauer is the new artist- in-residence from Sachsen. He will live and work in Hanoi from September to November 2019.


Performance art

HAPPY@HOME ? © Goethe-Institut Hanoi


A theatre project in collaboration with the Youth Theater Vietnam.
4 female writers – 4 theatre pieces – 4 stages.



SFF 2020 © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

Online films
Registration for the film link of the Science Film Festival 2020

In light of ongoing Covid-19 restrictions, the selection of the Science Film Festival 2020 is available online. Please register here to receive the link to the films and the password that enables you to stream the films free of charge. 

German Filmfestival 2020 © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

12.09. - 10.10.2020, 8 pm.
German Filmfestival

The Goethe-Institut launched the first German Film Festival in 2010. Since then a flow of selected recent and outstanding films from German cinema has been brought to audiences in Vietnam year by year.


New music 2019 © Goethe-Institut Hanoi

New music

In Vietnam, New Music has gained considerable importance in the cultural. Vietnamese composers and musicians perform new music for national and international audiences.



Reinhard Kleist: Castro Photo (cropping): © Reinhard Kleist: Castro © Carlsen Verlag

Reading promotion
Graphic Novels

Do you like to read but you don't feel very confident in the German language? We have selected a few graphic novels for you, which you can borrow in our library or order via our online loan service. Have fun browsing and reading!

Weiße Kugeln © Franca Bartholomaei

The girl K

In appreciation of various translations and in reverence for the poet Nguyen Du, the Goethe-Institut focuses its attention on this literary work and raises the question of its contemporary interpretation and - closely related to it - the question of today’s role and image of women in Vietnam.