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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. June 19, 2018Film Screening: Goethe Institut Toronto

    Alles auf Zucker

    22 June 2018 @6pm

    A German comedy by Swiss filmmaker Dani Levy that deals with modern Jewish identity in present-day Germany. It can be seen as part of the "Ossi-Wessi" (east-west) confrontation within Germany.

  2. June 18, 2018Announcing the Marga I. Weigel Engineering International Exchange Award

    Dr. Marga Weigel, a proud Waterloo alumna, created this award to encourage engineering students to pursue exchange opportunities in Germany or Austria.

    Award Value: One award of $5,000 for two academic exchange terms or two awards valued at $2,500 for one academic exchange term each. 

  3. June 12, 2018Exhibition - Faces Behind the Voices

    Tue, 09/04/2018 -

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