The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institute of the Federal Republic of Germany that operates worldwide. We promote knowledge of the German language abroad and cultivate international cultural cooperation. In addition, we convey a comprehensive picture of Germany through information about cultural, social and political life.
The Goethe-Institut is a non-profit German cultural association operational worldwide with 159 institutes, promoting the study of the German language abroad and encouraging international cultural exchange and relations. Around 246,000 people take part in these German courses per year.