Welcome to the Department of German and Dutch.
Two Special Announcements:
Exhibition Germans in Britain in Cambridge Murray Edwards College from 7 to 28 June, 2015. A poster is now available, as well as a booklet.
Second Cambridge German Network event on 13 June on Translation for school teachers, A-level and GCSE students, with a range of talks, seminars and workshops and a choice of fascinating speakers, including Karl Fritz, translator of the Harry Potter books into German. For further details, please click on the poster or go to the event page.
This Department is a leading institution in the field of German studies and has always achieved excellent results in successive national research assessment exercises, as well as sharing in the outstanding rating awarded to the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages in the last Teaching Quality Assessment.
In these pages you can find out about our
- undergraduate courses;
- graduate courses;
- facilities and resources, including the Tiarks German Scholarship Fund;
- teaching staff;
- research students.
You can also read
- some good reasons for learning German;
- why English speakers are at a great advantage when they learn German;
- what some of our students have gone on to do after graduating.
The Department of German and Dutch is happy to answer any questions that current or prospective students may have. Please contact us via e-mail, telephone or letter, or drop in to see us at the Sidgwick Site.