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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.


Department information:

Latest News

PhD student Nick Courtman is expert witness in Bundestag hearing

5 December 2019

PhD student Nick Courtman appears as expert witness for parliamentary hearing in the Bundestag.

Call for papers: Cambridge Undergraduate Conference in German Studies

18 November 2019

Undergraduates of German (or an equivalent degree containing an element of German) in the UK and Ireland are invited to attend either as speakers or delegates.

D.H. Green Lecture 2019

13 November 2019

The annual D.H. Green Lecture will be given by Professor Ulrike Demske on Thursday 21st November.

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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