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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

Sachbearbeitung in der Sprachabteilung

Das Goethe-Institut Südafrika sucht zum 01.06.2018 unbefristet eine/n Sachbearbeiter/in der Sprachabteilung. Der Beschäftigungsumfang beträgt 40 Stunden pro Woche. 

Finance and Administration Assistant for the Film School Network Project

Our Culture & Development Department is looking a Finance Administration Assistant on an hourly basis (approx. 20 hours per week) until 23rd December 2018, starting as soon as possible.


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.