Department of Germanic Studies

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The language of musicians, philosophers and scientists, German is spoken by over 100 million people and has a major presence on the European and world stages. The Department of Germanic Studies teaches language to beginners and advanced (A1-C2), and offers study options in German film, literature, culture and history from the 17th century to the present. We have exchange programs with universities in Berlin, Vienna, Munich, Cologne, Freiburg and Constance that provide exciting opportunities to enhance language proficiency and deepen your understanding of German culture, opening the door to career opportunities both in Australia and overseas.

Latest News

  • Documenting Youth Cultures and Citizenship around the World: on Film as Medium in the 21st Century

    ‘Before the Spring After the Battle’

    The frustrations of a generation raised under Egypt’s brutal dictatorship explode as a group of rock musicians fights for freedom before, during and after their country’s revolution.

  • Film Festival Events: Applications and Research

    The interdisciplinary Film Festival Events conference and roundtable discussion took place on June 13, 2018 as an all-day event, bringing together film studies researchers, film event practitioners, and LOTE teachers from NSW and Victoria. The event ran in association with the Department of Germanic Studies, French and Francophone Studies, and International Comparative Literature and Translation Studies.

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