GZK offers fun activities around the German Language, which are free of charge for our participants. Among others, once in a month we organize the GZK theme night for the German student which always deals with different subjects – in February 2020 we had an extraordinary one: It was all about “German Karneval”. We had interactive games showing a a glance on the different traditions of celebrating Carnival in Germany and diving into what’s going on during the festive season of February.

language projects and events

Explore our Newspaper for students of German in Uganda!

From the 16th November – 16th December 2020 the Language Department of Goethe Zentrum Kampala designed an interactive seminar for all students of German aimed at establishing an Online Newspaper for German learners.  11 students from Mengo Senior School, Kings College Buddo, Kibuli Secondary School, Gayaza High School, Trinity College Nabbingo, St. Mary’s College Kisubi und Nabbisunsa…

9th Festival of German Language “Hospitality creates a better world”

9th Festival of German Language “Hospitality creates a better world”

The 9th German Language Festival took place on Sunday 2nd July 2017. In attendance were 14 schools with around 400 students and teachers both from Kampala and neighbouring districts. The festival was hosted at Nabisunsa Girls’ School, which organized the festival in cooperation with Goethe-Zentrum Kampala/Ugandan German Cultural Society and the help of the Embassy of the…

8th Festival of German Language “Learn German put your culture across”

8th Festival of German Language “Learn German put your culture across”

The 8th annual German language Festival with the theme ”Learn German put your culture across” was hosted at Mengo Senior Secondary School. Attending were 13 schools from Kampala and other regions in Uganda. This year’s festival was all about exploring one’s own culture and heritage; using a foreign language. Having to present their own culture in…


6th Festival of German Language: “Living creatively and ecofriendly with German!”

Creatively dealing with the topic ecology… more so in the German language?! This was the challenge students were confronted with on the “6th German Language Festival of Schools in Uganda“, which this year had the topic: „Living creatively and ecofriendly with German!” About 350 students from 11 different schools (2 of them come to the…

5th Festival of German Language “German opens doors”

5th Festival of German Language: “German opens doors”

The Festival of German Language took place for the 5th time in Uganda this year. More than 300 students from all over the country participated proving their language skills with a lot of creativity. Dirndl, leather trousers and Punk clothes, poems by Goethe and the dream of Bionade in Uganda: Students of German Language surprised…