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.

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  • Positions available for Sessional Tutors

     The School of Languages and Cultures (SLC) currently has opportunities available for sessional tutors. We are looking for motivated teaching staff who are interested in casual work during semester. Our School offers the widest range of language and culture studies in Australia. As a sessional tutor at the University of Sydney you will have the chance to work alongside world class academics. See the selection criteria for more information.  

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