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We're a leading centre for German and Germanic studies, with influential research, inspiring teaching and a close sense of community. Our work helps to build a stronger international understanding of Germanic nations, cultures and identities.

To find out more about studying German and Germanic languages (Dutch and Luxembourgish) at Sheffield, please come to one our Summer Open Days. Here are the dates:

  • Saturday 5 September 2015
  • Saturday 24 October 2015

Find out more about our Languages Summer Open Days

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We've won huge acclaim for our wide-ranging research in Germanic studies. Discover more about our work here.

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