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. 4, 2020CSSG 2021 - Now Accepting Applications

    Canadian Summer School in Germany 2021

    The Canadian Summer School in Germany (CSSG) offers university-level language courses in Kassel in a unique and intensive cultural immersion program. All courses are equivalent to a full-year course and the course credits are transferable to all Canadian and U.S. institutions.

  2. Nov. 4, 2020 Auf den zweiten Blick
    Auf den zweiten Blick movie poster

     Auf den zweiten Blick: A Conversation with Nigerian-German Film Director Sheri Hagen

  3. Sep. 14, 2020Art Call: No Longer And Not Yet
    Art Call: No Longer And Not Yet Poster

    3D artists are cordially invited to submit to this virtual and physical show, which will be displayed online and at a gallery in the Ballard area of Seattle, WA.

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