Welcome to the Department of German and Dutch.
German Department History - Schröder Cup discovered. Following a chance discovery of old documents in the Modern Languages Faculty it has been possible to trace the Schröder Cup. For full details, please see here.
The Department congratulates its final-year candidates on their outstanding successes in 2015, particularly the three students of German who were awarded a Distinction in Part II of the MML Tripos.
The Digital Edition Project has a theatre event, based on a new translation and an accompanying symposium. For details, please see the Department's Arthur Schnitzler Project website.
A special conference Embodied Cognition will take place on 14 & 15 September at Murray Edwards College. Further details can be found on the events 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.