Department of German and Dutch

Modern & Medieval Languages

Department of German and Dutch


For full information about DUTCH courses and staff please CLICK HERE

News Flash: Translation Success for Cambridge Final Year Germanist

The Harvill Secker Young Translators' Prize has been awarded to Ellie Collins, fourth year student from Cambridge for her translation of a Julia Franck story, for details, please click here. Congratulations.

News Flash: Cambridge German Network - COGS

The Cambridge Department of German and Dutch has launched a major new facility to support the teaching and learning of German in UK schools: Cambridge Online German for Schools (see COGS).

News Flash: Ab Initio Success

The Department would like to congratulate two of its students who had both started German "ab initio" on their outstanding 2014 exam results. For details, click here.

News Flash: PhD Students Awarded Sylvia Naish Fellowships

Two of the Department's PhD students have succeeded in obtaining a Sylvia Naish Fellowship to work at the Institute of Modern Languages Research in London. For details, click here.


'Options' by Ellie Collins on her year abroad


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.

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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.


The 2014-15 Lecture List can be viewed online here or as a word document here



Photo: Options and Pathways taken by Ellie Collins on her year abroad.