The Goethe-Institut is named after the renowned German scholar Johann Wolfgang von Goethe. It is a non-profit German cultural institution operational worldwide, promoting the study of the German language abroad and encouraging international cultural exchange and relations.

The Goethe-Institut also fosters knowledge about Germany by providing information on German culture, society and politics. This includes not only the exchange of films, music, theatre, literature, and the like, but also the values of civil society. Goethe cultural societies and language centers have played a central role in the cultural and educational policies of Germany for close to 60 years. 

The Goethe-Zentrum Ahmedabad is a part of the Indo- German language and Cultural Society (IGLCS) working under auspices of the Goethe-Institut / Max Mueller Bhavan . The main aim of the Goethe-Zentrum is promoting the German Language and Culture in Gujarat and Ahmedabad in particular.

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