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Online Resources

Links to Recommended Websites

The following are links to websites which have been recommended to the Department. Any suggestions for additions or amendments are welcome.


Language Papers

Paper GEA1Paper GEA2Paper GEB1Paper GEB2Paper GEB3

Language Learning Resources from the Deutsche Welle for all levels


Scheduled Papers

Resources for all papers can be found on Moodle. Paper Ge 2Paper Ge 4Paper Ge 5Paper Ge 6Papers Ge 7 and Ge 8Paper Ge 10,Paper Ge 12Paper Ge 13Paper Ge 14

Cambridge University's HE+ Project

The Department is developing a series of modules for a University website created for students who are taking part in its HE+ project across the UK. The subject resources there will help them and general readers discover new interests and develop their academic skills. The Department's first module, "German Literature: the Brothers Grimm and European Fairy Stories", can be seen here.


Google DE
Google CH
Google AT
Yahoo DE

Allgemeine Portale

The Voyage: British-German connection
The bilateral project "the voyage: british-german connection" provides a British-German youth portal which has been developed and established in collaboration between the governments and cultural organisations of Germany and the UK.

Deutsche Kultur International Links to sites on German language, culture, youth exchanges, education etc.

Goethe Institut

Tatsachen über Deutschland Provided by the German Federal Foreign Office

Arbeitsgemeinschaft Literarischer Gesellschaften und Gedenkstätten (ALG) provides infos and links and advises on events and authors. 

Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung

Jim Becker's links

Vista-wide links

In Deutschland leben, studieren, arbeiten...

Deutscher Akademischer Austauchdienst (DAAD)

Goethe Institut


Study and career information in Germany

British Council Language Assistant Site

Internationale Mobilität

Informationen zum Sprachnachweis

Freiwilligendienst in Deutschland

​Finding a job in Germany

Portale für Deutsch als Fremdsprache

Deutsche Welle - Deutschkurse

DAF link Liste der Uni Mainz

Institut für deutsche Sprache

Graham Davies' favourite websites for modern languages learning and teaching

Bastian Sick: Zwiebelfisch

Deutscher Bildungsserver

Bildungsserver TeachSam


Rechtschreibreform Zusammenfassung


Online Dictionaries / General Reference Works Internet Lexicon

Book Sellers

Grant and Cutler
The UK's largest foreign-language bookseller.

Remainders and special offers

Frankfurter Buchmesse
Details about the latest trade fair.

An extensive list of links to German publishers


Deutsche Portale für podcasts

Für audio / video

Ausgewählte podcasts

ARD Tagesschau


Deutsche Welle

Die Zeit


Goethe's poetry

Radio/ TV (ausgewählte Liste)

Eine gute Übersicht über Radiostationen's listing of German radio stations streaming live on the Internet's German station listing


ZDF Mediathek

ARD Interaktiv

Spiegel TV

Presse, Zeitschriften, Magazine Kulturmagazin Englische Ausgabe von


New Books in German

Buch-Magazin des Literaturhauses Wien


Cicero - Magazin für politische Kultur

SWR Bücher-Bestenliste Magazin der Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung

jetzt Jugendmagazin von der Süddeutschen Zeitung

Brand Eins Wirtschaftsmagazin

Das Parlament

Sic et Non Zeitschrift für Philosophie und Kultur

The European German online magazine featuring current socio-political debates

Geschichte, Politik, Aktuelles

German Foreign Policy Website

German History from 1871 to present 

German federal elections

Holocaust education website

Grosser Bilderatlas des Weltkrieges (1915-16, 1919) 

Germany under Reconstruction A variety of digital publications from the period immediately after WWII.

World War I Collection Collection of texts and images (photos, posters, maps, periodicals, cartoons etc). 

Deutsches Historisches Museum

Deutsches Historisches  Museum - Lebendiges Museum Online

Institut für Auslandbeziehungen

Die ehemalige DDR

Suchmaschine zum Thema DDR

Fotos rund um die Mauer in Berlin

Alltagskultur in der Ex-DDR

Die Wiedervereinigung

Chronik der Wende

Bibliographie zur Deutschen Einheit



Filmportal de


Film: Museen



Deutsches Filminstitut Frankfurt

Deutsches Filmmuseum Frankfurt

Film: Zeitschriften, Material

Aktueller Überblick über deutsches Kinoprogramm


Filmhefte Publikationen der Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung

German Films

Filmlexikon ab 1994


epd Film

Magazin Schnitt

artechock Filmmagazin

Literature, Papers Ge 3/10

Literary Databases/Search Engines

Leselupe - die Literatursuchmaschine

Online-Katalog des Deutschen Literaturarchivs

Gutenberg Literatur Sammlung

Germanistik Portal

Geisteswissenschaften Portal



Internet-Datenbank zum Literarischen Leben

Current Writing in German The Goethe Institute's literature portal with links to activities and initiatives that promote and support German literature in the United States

The Goethe-Institut London has just launched an English-language version of the internet project: Text and the City - a literary map of Germany. This provides a selection of excerpts from both contemporary and well-established writers, the website conveys insights into the character of fourteen German towns and cities. Many of the English translations have been commissioned exclusively for this website where they will appear for the first time, and can be viewed together with all the corresponding German texts.

The University of Mannheim's CAMENA - Lateinische Text der Frühen Neuzeit

Deutsche Akademie für Sprache und Dichtung


Material zu verschiedenen Autoren

Autorenlexikon und andere Informationen

Theodor Fontane - Archiv in Potsdam


Thomas Mann

Friedrich Nietzsche (Stanford University site)

Friedrich von Schiller

Theodor Storm

Spätmittelalterliche Bilderhandschriften 
Spätmittelalterlicher Bilderhandschriften aus der Bibliotheca Palatina - digital.

Codex Manesse
Große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift (Codex Manesse), Zürich 1305 bis 1340. Digitalisiert nach: Codex Manesse - die große Heidelberger Liederhandschrift. Vollständiges Faksimile des Codex Palatinus Germanicus 848 der Universitätsbibliothek Heidelberg. Frankfurt a.M., 1975-1981.

Das Projekt Freiburger Anthologie Texte der Klassikerzeit (1720-1900).

Paper GEA1: ab initio Introduction to the German Language, Comprehension

Section A: Listening Comprehension: go to the online resources for German at the University Language Centre

Section B: Textual Comprehension: CALL resources

Click for the GEA1 paper description

Paper GEA2: ab initio Introduction to the German Language, Translation from German into English

CALL resources

Click for the GEA2 paper description

Paper GEB1: Use of German Translation from German into English

CALL resources

Click for the GEB1 paper description

Paper GEB2: Translation from German into English

CALL resources

Click for the GEB2 paper description

Paper GEB3

Translation into German: CALL resources

German through audio-visual media (GEAV): go to the online resources for German at the University Language Centre

Click for the GEB3 paper description

Paper Ge 1: Structures and varieties of German

siehe auch die links unter Deutsch als Fremdsprache

Linse - Linguistik Server

Internationale Kommunikationsplatform


Linguistik online

Linguistik online der Uni Kiel

Paper Ge 2: Introduction to German history and thought since 1750

siehe auch die links unter Geschichte, Politik

German History from 1500 in Documents and Images

Bilder und Zeugnisse der deutschen Geschichte ab 1500

Geschichte ab 1870

die 80er Jahre

Deutschland seit 1993

Deutschland heute

Paper Ge 4: The making of German culture


Paper Ge 5: Modern German culture, 1750-1890

Anne Collett's project Deutschland im 18. Jahrhundert

Paper Ge 6: Modern German culture, 1890 to the present

Film links above

Maria Slater's Review of Weimar Film for students of this paper.

Paper Ge 7: German literature, thought and history, 1700-1815 and Paper Ge 8: Goethe


Goethehaus in Frankfurt

Goethehaus in Weimar

Goethe's poetry (podcast)

Paper Ge 12: German history and identity, 1750 to the present

History and politics

Paper Ge 13: Aspects of German-speaking Europe since 1945


Presse, Zeitschriften, Magazine

Politik, Aktuelles

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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The Poetics of Personhood - Conference on 22 September

22 September 2017

Dr Michael Minden & Dr Annja Neumann from the Department of German & Dutch, together with Prof Leonard Olschner from QMUL are organising a one-day conference at Magdalene College.

Alfred Döblin Conference in Cambridge 18-20 September 2017

18 September 2017

Prof David Midgley, Dr Martin Ruehl from the Department of German and Dutch and Dr Steffan Davies from the University of Bristol are organising the 21. Alfred Döblin-Kolloquium here in Cambridge, at St John's college.

Prof Joachim Whaley opened exhibition in Schloss Friedenstein in Gotha, Thüringen

11 August 2017

On 5 August 2017 Professor Joachim Whaley opened the latest exhibition in Schloss Friedenstein in Gotha, Thüringen with a lecture on the Duchess Luise Dorothea von Sachsen-Gotha-Altenburg.