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Undergraduates

German and Dutch

 

Prospective Undergraduates

Please see our undergraduate study pages for more information on the course and how to apply.

IF YOU HAVE NO GERMAN OR ONLY GCSE GERMAN

You can start German at Cambridge with only GCSE or no prior knowledge of German at all, as an 'ab initio' student. For more information on our ab initio courses (papers), please click here.

IF YOU HAVE A-LEVEL GERMAN (OR EQUIVALENT)

You will follow a course of language classes and lectures on the literature and culture of German-speaking countries. For full details, please click here.

Have a look at this website called HE+ if you are looking for inspiration.

HOW TO APPLY TO STUDY IN CAMBRIDGE

For full details of the steps of the application process for undergraduates, please click here. You can check the entrance requirements here - the various exam types are listed on the left.


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Latest News

Prof. Andrew Webber elected as Fellow of the British Academy

19 July 2019

Congratulations to Prof. Andrew Webber, German and Dutch Section, who has today been made a Fellow of the British Academy.

Nick Courtman referenced in national media for political work

16 July 2019

Nick Courtman has been involved in some political work, relating to the German citizenship rights of descendants of Jewish refugees who escaped the Nazi regime, that has attracted some attention in the national media.

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)

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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