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Undergraduates

German and Dutch

 

Prospective Undergraduates

Please see our undergraduate study pages for more information on the course and how to apply.

IF YOU HAVE NO GERMAN OR ONLY GCSE GERMAN

You can start German at Cambridge with only GCSE or no prior knowledge of German at all, as an 'ab initio' student. For more information on our ab initio courses (papers), please click here.

IF YOU HAVE A-LEVEL GERMAN (OR EQUIVALENT)

You will follow a course of language classes and lectures on the literature and culture of German-speaking countries. For full details, please click here.

Have a look at this website called HE+ if you are looking for inspiration.

HOW TO APPLY TO STUDY IN CAMBRIDGE

For full details of the steps of the application process for undergraduates, please click here. You can check the entrance requirements here - the various exam types are listed on the left.


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Latest News

Thomas Mann Essay Prize

11 December 2020

The German and Dutch Section is very pleased to announce another success in an essay competition for one of our doctoral students. Congratulations to Francesco Albé, who has been awarded the Thomas Mann Essay Prize by the English Goethe Society for his essay, ‘Choreographies of (Dis)order: Dance and Same-Sex Desire in...

Annual Schröder Event MT 2020

3 November 2020

You are warmly invited to the German and Dutch Section’s annual Schröder event, ‘From the Classics to Covid: Theatre Practice Today’, at 5 pm on 25 November 2020. This year we will have the opportunity to participate in a conversation with Thomas Ostermeier, hosted by Dr Annja Neumann with Prof. Andrew Webber. Thomas...

Women in German Studies Essay Prize

2 November 2020

Congratulations to Catriona Corke on being selected as runner-up for the WIGS essay prize! Catriona's essay was titled 'Protecting the Public Sphere(s): The Campaign for Peter-Paul Zahl'.

Applying to Cambridge

Information for prospective applicants thinking of studying German at Cambridge.

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Cambridge Online German for Schools

Cambridge Online German for Schools (COGS) is a core element of the Cambridge German Network

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