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!  

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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.

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The Max Mueller Bhavan network in India

New Delhi 3, Kasturba Gandhi marg
New Delhi 110 001

Tel: +91 11 2332 9506/2347 1100
Fax: 91 11 2332 5534
Mumbai K Dubash Marg, Kala Ghoda
Mumbai 400 001

Tel: +91 22 2202 7710
Fax: +91 22 2287 3826
Hyderabad Association for German Culture, Hyderabad

20 Journalist's Colony

Road No. 3, Banjara Hills

Hyderabad 500 034


Tel.: +91 040 23350443, 23350473

Fax: +91 040 23350040


Chennai No.4 (Old No.14) 5th Street,
Rutland Gate
Chennai 600 006

Tel: +91 44 2833 1314
Fax: +91 44 2833 2565
8, Ballygunge Circular Road
Kolkata 700 019

Tel: +91 33 2486 6398
Fax: +91 33 2486 5188
716 CMH Road
Indiranagar 1st Stage
Bangalore 560 038

Tel: +91 80 2520 5305/06/07/08

Pune 14/3-B, Boat Club Road
Pune  411 001

Tel. +91 20 26161340

Fax +91 20 26160542

Coimbatore Coimbatore Indo-German Cultural Association
President Hall, 734, Avinashi Road
Coimbatore 641 018

Tel: +91 422 2221643

Fax:+91 422 2221647

Mobil: +91 9952411371

"Nahne Atma", 1 Urmikunj Society
opposite St. Xavier’s College
Ahmedabad 380 009

Tel.: +91 79 2630 4468/4732
SCO 362-363, 1st Floor
Sector 34-A,
Chandigarh 160 022

Tel.: +91 172 507 5781
"Casa Julia", University 
Kunnukuzhy Road, Palayam
Trivandrum - 695 034

Mobil: +91 9745160067

Fax: +91 471 3013024


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