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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 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. Oct. 18, 2018The BCG Round Table Dinner - Canada Date

    28. Oktober – 1. November 2018, Round Table Dinner

    Round Table Dinners for German speaking students/PhDs/MBAs and Young Professionals in Canada and the US. The idea is to present Boston Consulting Group (BCG) as an attractive employer and to discuss career opportunities that BCG Germany has to offer. See dates below.

  2. Sep. 12, 2018CALL FOR PAPERS: CAUTG

    CALL FOR PAPERS
    Canadian Association of University Teachers of German (CAUTG)

    University of British Columbia, Canada, May 31 – June 3, 2019

  3. Aug. 28, 2018Film Screenings German Films @ TIFF 2018 Transit movie poster

    September 6 to 16, 2018

    TIFF 18 marks the return of Christian Petzold after his PHOENIX success two years ago with the refugee drama TRANSIT, starring Franz Rogowski and Paula Beer, straight from the Berlinale. Sven Taddicken has his world premiere in Toronto with THE MOST BEAUTI

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  1. Oct. 24, 2018Documentary Screening: Searching for Winnetou Drew Hayden Taylor

    Drew Hayden Taylor's "Searching for Winnetou"

  2. 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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