Secretary-general of the Goethe-Institut | Deutschland
Johannes Ebert has been secretary-general of the Goethe-Institut since 2012. He studied Islamic studies and political science in Freiburg and Damascus. After serving as an instructor at the Goethe-Institut in Prien, as a language course consultant at the Goethe-Institut Riga and as deputy head of the Public Relations division at the Munich head office, he was director of the Goethe-Institut Kiev from 1997 to 2002 and of the Goethe-Institut Cairo as well as the North Africa/Middle East Region from 2002 to 2007. From 2007 to 2012, he was director of the Goethe-Institut Moscow and the Eastern Europe/Central Asia Region.