Programs and courses

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Studying German at the University of Waterloo

  • Students in our department gain a deep understanding of the languages, as well as the history, cultural traditions, ideas, and accomplishments of the German-speaking areas of central Europe.

  • We offer courses in German language, culture, film, literature, linguistics, and business German.
  • Students can earn a Minor, General, Honours, and Honours Double Majors B.A. in German. With as little as four German language courses students can earn a Diploma in German Language. In addition, our department offers a number of interdisciplinary opportunities, for example a minor in Cultural Identities. Students in German are encouraged to select electives from such fields as Applied Language Studies, Dutch, English, Fine Arts, History, Music, Political Science, and Religious Studies. 

German academic plans / German courses

Studying Russian at the University of Waterloo

  • We offer courses in Russian language as well as the culture of Russia and Eastern Europe. Students can earn a Minor in Russian and East European Studies.

Russian and East European Studies plans and courses

Croatian and Dutch at the University of Waterloo

  • The department offers elementary courses in Croatian as well as courses in Croatian culture.

  • The department offers elementary courses in Dutch as well as a Dutch culture course. Many courses in Dutch are offered online. Students can earn a Diploma in Dutch Language.

Croatian and Dutch courses and diplomas