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We are characterised by diversity, inquisitiveness and openness. The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany with a global reach. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster international cultural cooperation. We convey a comprehensive and up-to-date picture of Germany and provide information on Germany’s cultural, social and political life.

Current job opportunities

LAPA Pan-African Artist Residency -
Open Call

LAPA invites practicing artists based in South Africa, to become a resident of Brixton to develop/explore new Pan-African artistic trajectories.  

Cav' Platform - Resilience Grant

Cav’ Platform, a project of the Goethe-Institut in partnership with the Gauteng Creative Industries Public Sector Steering Committee seeks to support South African Creative Small Enterprises and Creative Non-Profit organisations to implement resilient business structures in light of the changes and challenges brought by the COVID 19 pandemic. 

Internship “Website Content and PR"

The Goethe-Institut South Africa is looking for an intern to work with us in the Cav’ Creative Economies Project – in particular to develop content for the Cav’ Platform Microsite and with PR-related tasks. 

Project Coordinator Sustainable Together (Part-Time Freelance)

The Goethe-Institut South Africa is looking for a part-time freelancer (25 hours per week with an hourly fee of 200 ZAR), starting 1st June 2021 for 7 months until 31st of December 2021


Students who are either nearing completion or have recently completed their studies are welcome to apply for an internship at the Goethe-Institut Johannesburg. Find out about our requirements, the various departments and their scope of work, and available positions.