Welcome to the Waterloo Centre for German Studies

The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is a research institute at the University of Waterloo. Funded by private donations, the WCGS supports research into all aspects of the German-speaking world, and is committed to publicly-oriented scholarship. We facilitate the communication of German studies research, distribute awards to students wishing to study in Germany, and organize cultural programming for the university and wider communities.

  1. Nov. 15, 2018MA - Intercultural German Studies at UW/Mannheim

    Two universities, one degree, multiple opportunities

    The Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies seeks excellent students to join the unique Joint MA program in Intercultural German Studies. The program is fully funded and includes one year of study at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, and one year at the University of Mannheim, Germany. Students obtain a combined joint degree from the two universities.

  2. Nov. 14, 2018Canadian Year in FreiburgCandian Year in Freiburg Poster

  3. Nov. 9, 2018Postdoctoral Fellowship at University of Winnepeg

    Postdoctoral Fellow in History with a focus on German-Canadian migration or Canadian-German relations

    The Chair in German-Canadian Studies at the University of Winnipeg invites qualified candidates to apply for the one-year Postdoctoral Fellow position in History with a focus on German-Canadian migration or Canadian-German relations. Application Deadline: 30 March 2019. Position Start: 1 July 2019 or 1 August 2019.

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  1. Nov. 29, 2018Fall 2018 WCGS Reading Group

    Choose Your Own German Book! - Thursday, November 29 7-9pm

    Another 'choose your own adventure' Reading Group!

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