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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 Russian, and we also offer courses in Croatian and Dutch.

The creativity of our students

Berlin WallOne of the best things about learning a second language is that it allows you to become creative in a whole new way. This past year some of our students have produced course projects that demonstrate just how inventive they can be when learning about German language and culture. Have a look at a couple of the projects and see for yourself!

Kyle Scholz - man of the hour

Kyle ScholzFantastic student, first-rate University of Waterloo employee, Oilers fan, proud husband and father, and now: award-winning teacher! Learn about the most recent recipient of the Warren Ober Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Graduate Student in Arts, Mr. Kyle Scholz.

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