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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. Our ab initio students have a very good track record, see here
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.

 

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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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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