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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 are 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. May 22, 2018What's view?! Film Group

  2. May 21, 2018Transnational Perspectives on Black Germany | Reframing History and Life Narratives

    May 23-25, 2018

    Conference by The Black German Heritage & Research Association and the University of Toronto.

    Keynote Speakers and Topics:

  3. May 8, 2018Nominations for WCGS Book Prize Now Open

    The Waterloo Centre for German Studies Book Prize has been established to recognize first-time authors whose scholarly work provides a substantial contribution to our understanding of any aspect of German-speaking society. Find out more on our website.

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  1. May 30, 2018German Language Film FestivalGerman Language Film Festival Logo

    Wednesdays May 23, 30, and June 6, 2018

  2. June 6, 2018German Language Film FestivalGerman Language Film Festival Logo

    Wednesdays May 23, 30, and June 6, 2018

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