• Film Screening : 18.07.2024, Everything will be Fine by Angelina Maccarone (1998) & Black in the Western World by Wanjiru Kinyanjui (1992)

    Film Screening : 18.07.2024, Everything will be Fine by Angelina Maccarone (1998) & Black in the Western World by Wanjiru Kinyanjui (1992)
    The film Alles wird gut was groundbreaking when it was first broadcast on German television in 1998 in that it was the first German comedy film to feature non-white protagonists; that the plot is driven by a lesbian love story between two Afro-German women makes the film even more remarkable. Directed by Angelina Maccarone and co-written with Fatima El-Tayeb, the film was commissioned by NDR for television broadcast as part of its ‘Wilde Herzen’ series and was premiered at the New Yo
  • Info Session : 29.05.2024, Time and punctuality in Germany

    Info Session : 29.05.2024, Time and punctuality in Germany
    To Enjoy your stay in Germany, you really need to understand the great role ‘’time‘‘ plays in your day-to-day activities. Keeping to time is an indispensable part of your stay. Come let us take you through the thrilling world of time and punctuality. Find out how they affect you at home, at work and everywhere. You will be amazed how much you have learnt at the end of the event. Exciting time awaits you. Join us at Goethe-Institut Nigeria. Date 29.05.2024, Time: 1pm
     
  • Info Session : 29.05.2024, Info-Session

    Info Session : 29.05.2024, Info-Session
    To Enjoy your stay in Germany, you really need to understand the great role ‘’time‘‘ plays in your day-to-day activities. Keeping to time is an indispensable part of your stay. Come let us take you through the thrilling world of time and punctuality. Find out how they affect you at home, at work and everywhere. You will be amazed how much you have learnt at the end of the event. Exciting time awaits you. Join us at Goethe-Institut Nigeria. Date 29.05.2024, Time: 1pm
     
  • Info Session : 17.05.2024, Dreaming New Worlds Info Session

    Info Session : 17.05.2024, Dreaming New Worlds Info Session
    In this session, Obieze Chinyere, the curator of the project, will go over the Dreaming New Worlds Framework, past edition, and will answer any questions you might have.
     Register to Attend
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  • Virtual Event : 16.05.2024, Virtual Germany trip to Rhineland-Palatinate

    Our virtual journey next takes us to the southwest of Germany - to Rhineland-Palatinate. The oldest city in Germany, Trier, attracts people to Rhineland-Palatinate, winegrowing on the Moselle and tourism in the Eifel. A diverse industry characterizes the federal state, which borders France, Luxembourg and Belgium.Together with the Koblenz Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the welcome coaches from the Goethe Institute, you will get to know the state and its diversity: Nature and culture Culina
  • Exhibition : 10.05.2024-01.07.2024, Obafemi Awolowo University, Arieh Sharon, 1962-76, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Development of a Conservation Management Plan

    Exhibition : 10.05.2024-01.07.2024, Obafemi Awolowo University, Arieh Sharon, 1962-76, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Development of a Conservation Management Plan
    The University of Ife (today Obafemi Awolowo University) built between c. 1963 and c. 1980 by Israeli architect Arieh Sharon and his collaborators is one of the most iconic examples of modernist campus architecture in Africa. In 2020 the university has launched a major initiative for the formal recognition as a national monument and the development of a comprehensive conservation concept. The university aims to push forward the restoration of this outstanding heritage site and preserve the campu
  • Workshop : 18.05.2024, RESEARCH TRAINING

    Workshop : 18.05.2024, RESEARCH TRAINING
    We are now online!!
    Join are we navigate our Prepared and successful Migration to Germany website together!
    Our website has been specifically curated for those would like to migrate to Germany and would like to source for information on their own.
    Join us as we Break down how to contact us via our website  navigate the website to get useful tips Make use of the links on the website to source for further information.Do you need information about studying,living and working in Germany? this r
  • ONLINE INFORMATION SESSION : 10.05.2024, INFO SESSION

    ONLINE INFORMATION SESSION  : 10.05.2024, INFO SESSION
    Are you a skilled professional who wants to go and live, and work permanently in Germany? Join our Info session on the EU BLUE CARD to find out all you need to know about the EU BLUE CARD and the recent changes made by the German Government.
    Learn about How to obtain the EU Blue card Long term opportunities the blue card has to offer Who is eligible to obtain a blue card What are the requirements to obtain a blue cardDo you need information about Living and working permanently in Germany?
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  • Exhibition : 10.05.2024, Obafemi Awolowo University, Arieh Sharon, 1962-76, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Development of a Conservation Management Plan

    Exhibition : 10.05.2024, Obafemi Awolowo University, Arieh Sharon, 1962-76, Ile-Ife, Nigeria. Development of a Conservation Management Plan
    The University of Ife (today Obafemi Awolowo University) built between c. 1963 and c. 1980 by Israeli architect Arieh Sharon and his collaborators is one of the most iconic examples of modernist campus architecture in Africa. In 2020 the university has launched a major initiative for the formal recognition as a national monument and the development of a comprehensive conservation concept. The university aims to push forward the restoration of this outstanding heritage site and preserve the campu
  • Info Session : 30.04.2024, Visa application – Documents and Documentation

    Info Session : 30.04.2024, Visa application – Documents and Documentation
    Do you know that you may have all the right documents for your visa processing and still lack the knowledge of how to collate them? This problem has led to a whole lot of frustrations and setbacks like delay in visa procurement, outright visa rejections and even as far as been barred by the embassy for not adhering to the rules of documentation. We present you with this unique opportunity of getting it right once and for all. Come to this exiting info-session and learn the simplified dos and don
  • Info Session : 27.04.2024, Festivals in Germany

    Info Session : 27.04.2024, Festivals in Germany
    Are you planning to travel to Germany and reside there Permanently? then you will need to understand the culture of your host country in order to better integrate into the society.Our Intercultural trainings are designed to help you understand the cultural trends, necessary and tailored towards making you feel at home in Germany. We take you through this amazing experience of cultural immersion. Understanding the festivals in Germany is the first step towards understanding the people of Germany,
  • Info Session : 30.04.2024, Info Session 30.04

    Info Session : 30.04.2024, Info Session 30.04
    Do you know that you may have all the right documents for your visa processing and still lack the knowledge of how to collate them? This problem has led to a whole lot of frustrations and setbacks like delay in visa procurement, outright visa rejections and even as far as been barred by the embassy for not adhering to the rules of documentation. We present you with this unique opportunity of getting it right once and for all. Come to this exiting info-session and learn the simplified dos and don
  • Workshop : 26.04.2024, Exam Training A1

    Workshop : 26.04.2024, Exam Training A1
    Come learn Tips and Tricks for the Goethe-Institut B1 ExaminationAre you moving to Germany permanently?  And have registered to write the upcoming Goethe-Institut Examination?
    Join us for an examination strategies, preparation workshop and mock text.  You may join us for an examination training where you can: Learn tips and tricks for the examination Solidify your examination preparation Learn common mistakes to avoid during the examination Have a mock practice to give your prepar
  • Film Screening : 23.05.2024, OYOYO by Chetna Vora (1980) & Man Sa Yay “Ich, deine Mutter“ (Was suchst du hier?) by Safi Faye (1980)

    Film Screening : 23.05.2024, OYOYO by Chetna Vora (1980) & Man Sa Yay “Ich, deine Mutter“ (Was suchst du hier?)  by Safi Faye (1980)
    Oyoyo (1980) is a cine-portrait of an educational internationalism with students from Chile, Guinea-Bissau, the Mongolian Soviet Republic, Cuba and Bulgaria studying economy at the “Hochschule für Ökonomie Berlin-Karlshorst” in the late 1970s. The director is the Indian filmmaker Chetna Vora who mobilizes the film-camera as a means to listen to the problems that the students encounter in their education, what they miss in the GDR, and how they imagine their future. The cand
  • Film Screening : 04.07.2024, Everything will be Fine by Angelina Maccarone (1998) & Black in the Western World by Wanjiru Kinyanjui (1992)

    Film Screening : 04.07.2024, Everything will be Fine by Angelina Maccarone (1998) & Black in the Western World by Wanjiru Kinyanjui (1992)
    The film Alles wird gut was groundbreaking when it was first broadcast on German television in 1998 in that it was the first German comedy film to feature non-white protagonists; that the plot is driven by a lesbian love story between two Afro-German women makes the film even more remarkable. Directed by Angelina Maccarone and co-written with Fatima El-Tayeb, the film was commissioned by NDR for television broadcast as part of its ‘Wilde Herzen’ series and was premiered at the New Yo
  • Film Screening : 26.04.2024, Hope in my Heart: The May Ayim Story by Maria Binder (1997) & Audre Lorde – The Berlin Years by Dagmar Schultz (2012)

    Film Screening : 26.04.2024, Hope in my Heart: The May Ayim Story by Maria Binder (1997)  & Audre Lorde – The Berlin Years by Dagmar Schultz (2012)
    “Hope in my Heart: The May Ayim Story” is a moving documentary about the life and untimely death of Ghanaian-German poet, academic and political personality May Ayim. Ayim was one of the founders of the Black German Movement, and her research on the history of Afro-Germans, but also her political poetry, made her known in Germany and other countries.
    Ayim wrote in the tradition of oral poetry and felt a strong connection to other black poets of the diaspora. Poetry gave her an opport
  • Film Screening : 25.04.2024, Hope in my Heart: The May Ayim Story by Maria Binder (1997) & Audre Lorde – The Berlin Years by Dagmar Schultz (2012)

    Film Screening : 25.04.2024, Hope in my Heart: The May Ayim Story by Maria Binder (1997)  & Audre Lorde – The Berlin Years by Dagmar Schultz (2012)
    “Hope in my Heart: The May Ayim Story” is a moving documentary about the life and untimely death of Ghanaian-German poet, academic and political personality May Ayim. Ayim was one of the founders of the Black German Movement, and her research on the history of Afro-Germans, but also her political poetry, made her known in Germany and other countries.
    Ayim wrote in the tradition of oral poetry and felt a strong connection to other black poets of the diaspora. Poetry gave her an opport
  • Film Screening : 23.03.2024, OYOYO by Chetna Vora (1980) & Man Sa Yay “Ich, deine Mutter“ (Was suchst du hier?) by Safi Faye (1980)

    Film Screening : 23.03.2024, OYOYO by Chetna Vora (1980) & Man Sa Yay “Ich, deine Mutter“ (Was suchst du hier?)  by Safi Faye (1980)
    Oyoyo (1980) is a cine-portrait of an educational internationalism with students from Chile, Guinea-Bissau, the Mongolian Soviet Republic, Cuba and Bulgaria studying economy at the “Hochschule für Ökonomie Berlin-Karlshorst” in the late 1970s. The director is the Indian filmmaker Chetna Vora who mobilizes the film-camera as a means to listen to the problems that the students encounter in their education, what they miss in the GDR, and how they imagine their future. The cand
  • Film Screening : 25.04.2024, Audre Lorde – The Berlin Years by Dagmar Schultz (2012)

    Film Screening : 25.04.2024, Audre Lorde – The Berlin Years by Dagmar Schultz (2012)
    Audre Lorde - the Berlin Years 1984 to 1992 documents Audre Lorde's influence on the German political and cultural scene during a decade of profound social change, a decade that brought about the fall of the Berlin Wall and the re-unification of East and West Germany. This chronicles an untold chapter of Lorde’s life: her empowerment of Afro-German women, as she challenged white women to acknowledge the significance of their white privilege and to deal with difference in constructive ways.
  • Film Screening : 25.04.2024, Hope in my Heart: The May Ayim Story by Maria Binder (1997)

    Film Screening : 25.04.2024, Hope in my Heart: The May Ayim Story by Maria Binder (1997)
    “Hope in my Heart: The May Ayim Story” is a moving documentary about the life and untimely death of Ghanaian-German poet, academic and political personality May Ayim. Ayim was one of the founders of the Black German Movement, and her research on the history of Afro-Germans, but also her political poetry, made her known in Germany and other countries.
    Ayim wrote in the tradition of oral poetry and felt a strong connection to other black poets of the diaspora. Poetry gave her an opport
  • Book club : 23.03.2024-23.03.2024, Language in African Literature

    Book club : 23.03.2024-23.03.2024, Language in African Literature
    “How did we come to accept ‘the fatalistic logic of the unassailable position of English in our literature’, in our culture, in our politics?”   Join us as we delve into Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o's profound question from his book ‘Decolonising the Mind: The Politics of Language in African Literature.’   We will be discussing wa Thiong'o's argument for the revitalization and celebration of indigenous languages in African Literature as a me
  • Film Screening : 20.03.2024, Precious Ivie by Sarah Blaßkiewitz (2021) +Q&A

    Film Screening : 20.03.2024, Precious Ivie by Sarah Blaßkiewitz (2021) +Q&A
    The director Sarah Blaßkiewitz will join us for a Q&A on Zoom after the screening.Ivie's view of herself begins to waver when her half-sister suddenly shows up and not only talks about the upcoming funeral of their father in Senegal, but above all sharpens Ivie's awareness of the everyday racism to which she is exposed as an Afro-German. An impressive debut about self-discovery and diversity.
     
  • Film Screening : 20.03.2024, Precious Ivie +Q&A

    Film Screening : 20.03.2024, Precious Ivie +Q&A
    The director Sarah Blaßkiewitz will join us for a Q&A on Zoom after the screening.Ivie's view of herself begins to waver when her half-sister suddenly shows up and not only talks about the upcoming funeral of their father in Senegal, but above all sharpens Ivie's awareness of the everyday racism to which she is exposed as an Afro-German. An impressive debut about self-discovery and diversity.
     
  • Film Screening : 20.03.2024, Precious Ivie

    Film Screening : 20.03.2024, Precious Ivie
    Ivie's view of herself begins to waver when her half-sister suddenly shows up and not only talks about the upcoming funeral of their father in Senegal, but above all sharpens Ivie's awareness of the everyday racism to which she is exposed as an Afro-German. An impressive debut about self-discovery and diversity.
     
  • Film Screening : 28.03.2024, Love, Deutschmarks and Death by Cem Kaya (2022)

    Film Screening : 28.03.2024, Love, Deutschmarks and Death by Cem Kaya (2022)
    In the early 1960s, the so-called guest workers from Anatolia and other parts of Turkey were recruited by the Federal Republic of Germany. From the beginning, there was something that always accompanied them and was part of their culture: their music – a piece of home in a foreign land. Over the years, independent musical directions developed in Germany that did not exist in this form in their mother country.Cem Kaya's rousing documentary celebrates 60 years of musical culture of migrants
  • Film Screening : 20.06.2024, Köy by Serpil Turhan (2021)

    Film Screening : 20.06.2024,  Köy by Serpil Turhan (2021)
    In her documentary, Serpil Turhan follows three Kurdish women from different generations over a period of three years. All three women live in Berlin. In the film they talk about their longing for belonging, homeland and freedom and give deep insights into their feelings and thoughts. Against the backdrop of political changes in Turkey, "Köy" tells the story of the decisions the three women make for themselves. (Source: filmportal) 
  • Film Screening : 09.05.2024, Exile by Visar Morina (2020)

    When Xhafer finds a dead rat hanging from the gate in front of his home, it is immediately clear to him that his racist colleagues could be behind it. Every occurrence, every word, every gesture is taken as evidence. Xhafer’s uneasiness grows every day. His German wife Nora is tired of him playing the race card all the time. Do his colleagues simply dislike him? Or is there more to their hostility? Is this all in his mind or is it the actual reality? 
  • Film Screening : 06.06.2024, No Hard Feelings by Faraz Shariat (2019) & Brother-Nation has Burned Down by Angelika Nguyễn (1991)

    Film Screening : 06.06.2024, No Hard Feelings by Faraz Shariat (2019)  & Brother-Nation has Burned Down by Angelika Nguyễn (1991)
    A story about re-discovering one’s past and building a future together. 
    Parvis, the son of exiled Iranians, copes with life in his small hometown by indulging himself with pop culture, Grindr dates, and raves. After being caught shoplifting, he is sentenced to community service at a refugee shelter where he meets siblings Banafshe and Amon, who have fled Iran. As a romantic attraction between Parvis and Amon grows, the fragile relationship between the three is put to a test. They fin
  • Film Screening : 11.04.2024, In the Fade by Faith Akin (2017)

    Film Screening : 11.04.2024, In the Fade by Faith Akin (2017)
    Out of nowhere, Katja's life falls apart when her husband Nuri and little son Rocco are killed in a bomb attack. Her friends and family try to give her the support she needs, and Katja somehow manages to make it through the funeral. But the mind-numbing search for the perpetrators and reasons behind senseless killing complicate Katja's painful mourning, opening wounds and doubts. Danilo, a lawyer and Nuri's best friend, represents Katja in the eventual trial against the two suspects: a young cou
  • Film Screening : 28.03.2024, ove, Deutschmarks and Death by Cem Kaya (2022)

    Film Screening : 28.03.2024, ove, Deutschmarks and Death by Cem Kaya (2022)
    In the early 1960s, the so-called guest workers from Anatolia and other parts of Turkey were recruited by the Federal Republic of Germany. From the beginning, there was something that always accompanied them and was part of their culture: their music – a piece of home in a foreign land. Over the years, independent musical directions developed in Germany that did not exist in this form in their mother country.Cem Kaya's rousing documentary celebrates 60 years of musical culture of migrants