Max Mueller Bhavan/Goethe-Institut
If you can't go to Bavaria, Bochum, or Braunschweig (among other places) to immerse yourself in German language and culture, there are still many excellent opportunities to start learning German, or develop or brush-up skills in your own country. Goethe-Institut locations and Deutsche Welle offerings, online courses--you will surely find something to meet your needs.
Goethe-Institutes/Max Mueller Bhavans & Goethe Centres in India
The Goethe-Institut is the cultural institution of the Federal Republic of Germany with branches all over the world. In India, the Goethe Institutes are called Max Mueller Bhavans (MMB) – in honour of Max Müller (1823-1900), a scholar of Sanskrit and Indian religions.
These cultural institutions promote knowledge of the German language abroad and foster bilateral cultural cooperation. One of the important task of Goethe-Institutes is to convey a comprehensive picture of Germany by providing information on Germany's cultural, social and political life.
There are six Goethe-Institutes/Max Mueller Bhavans in India, the one in New Delhi functions as the head office, the other five i.e. Bangalore, Chennai, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune function as branch offices. There are also six Goethe Centres in India, which are in Ahmedabad, Chandigarh, Coimbatore, Hyderabad, Trivandrum and Kochi.
Why learn German at Max Mueller Bhavan
Goethe Institutes are the world’s largest provider of German courses with more than 50 years’ experience and 175,000 learners every year!
eLibrary of the Goethe Institut/Max Mueller Bhavan India
The elibrary of Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan libraries in India allows you to borrow German digital media, such as ebooks, audio and video files, electronic newspapers and magazines, for a predetermined period of time, by downloading them onto your computer, tablet or eReader.