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What do students of German do after graduation?

Our students have taken up careers in many walks of life, both in Britain and abroad. Some go on to further study in literature and culture, but also in history, modern politics, European studies, history of art, international and European law and other subjects. Others go straight into careers including the following: civil service and local government, employment in the EU and in NGOs or UK and international charities, publishing, marketing, teaching, NHS administration, museum work, banking and finance, journalism, law (following a postgraduate law conversion course). Every year a fair number return to the German-speaking world to take up jobs in the places where they spent their Year Abroad. Like graduates in other languages, students of German have a higher chance of finding immediate and lasting employment than students of any other arts and humanities subject.

For further facts and information about the German language see Make it in Germany

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Latest News

German Film Event - Friday 10 May, 4.30pm, Winstanley Lecture Hall, Trinity College

10 May 2019

'Media Archaeology, Found Footage, and Family Memory: "The Sun Island"' (lecture, screening, and Q&A) - Professor Thomas Elsaesser (University of Amsterdam/Columbia University)

Launch of Digital Schnitzler Edition marked by first public performance in UL

3 May 2019

The launch of the major new digital edition of works by Arthur Schnitzler was marked by the first ever public performance at Cambridge University Library on 25 April.

"You say you want a revolution?" - The Schröder and DAAD Hub Lecture

3 May 2019

Tickets are now available for the Schröder and DAAD Hub Lecture, to be held on Friday 3 May 2019 at Frankopan Hall, Jesus College West Court

Applying to Cambridge

Information for prospective applicants thinking of studying German at Cambridge.

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Cambridge Online German for Schools

Cambridge Online German for Schools (COGS) is a core element of the Cambridge German Network

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