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Germanic Studies


Germanic Studies is the study of the German language and its rich culture, including German literature, history, society, and lifestyles.  German is the language of some 100 million people and is the most widely spoken language in Europe.


Dr Birte Giesler, Dr Andrea Bandhauer, Dr Andreas Jaeger, Dr Yixu Lu.

Research location

Department of Germanic Studies, School of Languages and Cultures (SLC)

Program type



A deep understanding of German language and culture can form a strong basis for careers in a diverse array of fields including business, banking, science, education and the arts.  Academic staff have a wide range of expertise areas in such areas as contemporary literature in German; cultural policies in Germany, Austria and the EU; contemporary German and Austrian drama; Bildungsroman; contemporary German prose.

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Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is 446