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. Jan. 15, 20212019 WCGS Book Prize Shortlist Announcement

    The Waterloo Centre for German Studies (WCGS) is pleased to announce the shortlist for its annual Book Prize.

  2. Jan. 6, 2021Calls for applications for scholarships for the year 2021/22
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    Open call for scholarships by the OeAD, Austria’s agency for international mobility and cooperation in education, science and research.

  3. Dec. 15, 2020The BCG Female Intensiveship
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    Who run the world? The women who are ready to take it on. Because they aren’t afraid to question the status quo and take a new approach. Does this sound like you? Then the BCG Female Intensiveship is for you. In only four weeks, you'll find out if we're a good fit and how we can turn your ideas into reality—together. Because the most important thing for BCG is people. That's why before, during, and after your Intensiveship, you'll meet with a number of BCG's highly diverse team. Including a personal mentor and the BCG Leadership Team. Are you ready to take on the world?* Welcome to the Group.

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