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. May 13, 2022German Books Available

    A fellow WCGS community member is looking to re-home the following German books:

    Der Grosse Brockhaus - A-Z encyclopedia, 12 volumes, 1955
    Weltgeschichte (world history), 16 volumes, 1882
    Der Grosse Herder, Knowledge about Science and Life, 1953
    Please reach out to wcgs@uwaterloo.ca and we will connect you with the community member.
  2. May 9, 20222022 Recipients of the WCGS Diversity and Inclusion Grants

    The Waterloo Centre for German Studies is pleased to announce the recipients of our Diversity and Inclusion Grants. These grants have been created to support scholars and programs in their efforts to diversify German studies in Canada. For 2022 - 2023, we are funding three Graduate Research Grants and four Curriculum and Programming Grants:

  3. May 5, 2022Job Opportunity - Flight Attendant opportunity - Bilingual German/English with Air Canada

    Have you ever dreamt of travelling the world? Of being part of an industry-leading team that is striving to reach new

    Air Canada is recruiting bilingual flight attendants! We are looking for candidates who speak one of the following
    languages, in addition to English: Greek, Arabic, German, French, Italian, Punjabi, Hindi.

    Apply below today!

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  1. June 28, 2022Lecture and Workshop with Visiting Researcher Georg Marschnig
    Georg Marschnig June 28 Lecutre 3pm - 4pm and Workshop 4pm - 5pm

    Lecture and Workshop with Visiting Researcher Georg Marschnig

    WCGS welcomes visiting researcher Georg Marschnig (Universität Graz) on Tuesday, June 28, 2022 for a lecture and workshop. Join us in HH 373 for his lecture, the workshop, or both! Details below.

    There is no registration for this event, all are welcome. Please note that masks are mandatory.

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