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What do students of German do after graduation?

Our students have taken up careers in many walks of life, both in Britain and abroad. Some go on to further study in literature and culture, but also in history, modern politics, European studies, history of art, international and European law and other subjects. Others go straight into careers including the following: civil service and local government, employment in the EU and in NGOs or UK and international charities, publishing, marketing, teaching, NHS administration, museum work, banking and finance, journalism, law (following a postgraduate law conversion course). Every year a fair number return to the German-speaking world to take up jobs in the places where they spent their Year Abroad. Like graduates in other languages, students of German have a higher chance of finding immediate and lasting employment than students of any other arts and humanities subject.

For further facts and information about the German language see Make it in Germany

 

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Dr Tara Talwar Windsor to give lecture in "Resonanzen - Schwarzes Internationales Literaturfestival"

23 May 2024

We are delighted to announce that Dr Tara Talwar Windsor will be giving a lecture on Friday 31 May in "Resonanzen - Schwarzes Internationales Literaturfestival " in Recklinghausen, a four-day event dedicated to the celebration of Black German-language fiction, curated by Sharon Dodua Otoo and Patricia Eckermann.

PhD student in German wins book proposal prize

13 May 2024

We are delighted to announce that Katie Unwin has won a prize in the Oxford German Olympiad, presented in association with major publisher, Camden House.

Modern Languages taster day at Cambridge on Saturday 11th May 2024

2 May 2024

Modern Languages taster day at Cambridge on Saturday 11th May 2024 (11:00-16:30). This event is geared primarily towards UK-domiciled State School students of colour who are currently in Year 12 (England and Wales), Year 13 (Northern Ireland) and S5 (Scotland). The programme contains a series of talks to provide an insight...

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