Welcome to the Department of German and Dutch.
FESTIVAL OF IDEAS
The Department will contribute several talks and events to the 2016 Festival of Ideas:
The Schröder Lecture on Thursday 20 October: Faust on Facebook, or how we lose track of everything by recording it all. Click for full details.
Saturday 22 October: Moving (swiftly) on … Why should anyone care about Arts in Prisons? Click for full details.
Thursday 27 October: Movement and Metamorphosis: Translating Kafka. Click for full details.
Friday 28 and Saturday 29 October: Theatre production of Schnitzler's Professor Bernhardi. Click for full details and for booking, for further details please see the Schnitzler website.
The Cambridge Film Festival ( 20 to 27 October) will include a number of German and Austrian Films. For more details, please click here.
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.