Welcome to the Department of German and Dutch.
Special Announcement: Cambridge Postgraduate Conference: Biological Discourses - The Language of Science and Literature around 1900 on 10 & 11 April 2015
The Full Conference Programme is now available. Further details on our Postgraduate Conference 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.