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Our department specializes in the study of language, applied linguistics, literature, and film and visual culture.  We have active graduate and undergraduate programs in German, and we also offer courses in Croatian, Dutch, and Russian, as well as interdisciplinary opportunities like a minor in Cultural Identities.

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  1. Nov. 18, 2022Germanic & Slavic Studies - Winter 2023 course offerings
    Germanic & Slavic Studies Course offerings Winter 2023

    Enrollment for Winter 2023 begins on November 21, 2022.

    Learn a new language and discover a new culture! We also offer culture courses taught in English online.

  2. Aug. 12, 2022Hannah travelled with the Canadian Summer School to Germany this summer
    My profs

    Thinking of going on the Canadian Summer School in Germany Program?
    Read this report by Hannah A. Uitvlugt-Rafuse (Frau Hannah) - Honours BA German, APPLS Minor

  3. June 30, 2022 Award-Winning Croatian Film MURINA Opens Next Week in Waterloo!
    A man and a woman in bathing suits. The woman holds a diving gun.

    MURINA is a feminist coming-of-age story set on the Croatian coast.

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