CALL For Applications: Hub@Goethe

The Goethe-Institut in Johannesburg has launched a brand new state-of-the-art library complete with a Gamebox and Hub@Goethe, an innovation and creative hub!

We are currently accepting applications for Hub@Goethe from suitable individuals or group creative projects and tech-driven startups for a free six-month residency. This call is open to all creatives, innovators, developers and entrepreneurs above the age of 18 with specific sustainable projects.

Member Benefits

Hub@Goethe does not only offer a desk and a chair. Here’s what you can expect during your residency period:
  • Fully Equipped Work Space: Members will have access to a laptop computer, desk, community discussion table, meeting and presentation space, lounge area and unlimited high-speed internet connection.
  • Community: Hub@Goethe is aimed at building a creative and startup community. Members will be part of a vibrant community of like-minded, creative entrepreneurs who will be ready to share ideas and help you find solutions and also provide motivation.
  • Entrepreneur Support and Development: The hub will institute an entrepreneur development programme that includes one-on-one mentorship, events and round-table discussions. Top business leaders will be invited to give regular talks and presentations and members will have access to training events hosted by other hubs that collaborate with Hub@Goethe.
  • Gamebox: Members working on game development projects may use the gamebox to test and showcase their games.
  • Library: Hub@Goethe is located inside the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg library and members may join the library (R80 per year). There is a cafeteria onsite for the much-needed caffeine boost. A range of meals and snacks are available for sale.
  • Community Investment: Members will have an opportunity to give back to the community through participating in eSkills Connect, which is a project that brings together diverse individuals to gain and share basic digital literacy skills.
Apply here

For more information contact hub-johannesburg@goethe.de​