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Miranda Carter

Arty Spies and Detective Fiction

Henk de Berg interviews novelist and historian Miranda Carter about her fascinating study of Anthony Blunt, the Art Historian and notorious Russian spy.

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DJ Ohrwürmer

DJ Ohrwürmer

Nathan Wright (BA German and Linguistics) started his own German-English radio show: "I want everybody to discover their own 'Lieblingslieder'."

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Dutch Studies invited for Royal Visit

Dutch Studies colleagues invited to meet King and Queen of the Netherlands during State Visit UK.

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German Courses at Sheffield

Study with us and you’ll come to grips with all aspects of the German language, you’ll deepen your knowledge of German Studies and you'll widen your vision of the world.

German Degree Programmes> Beginners' German> German Year Abroad>
German students in Jessop West

Postgraduate Study

Founded in the 1880s, Germanic Studies has a distinguished history of research across the range of Germanic languages, literature and societies.

Prospective Postgraduates> Master Programmes> PhD/MPhil Research>
Andrew Wormald with staff at graduation
Students on Year Abroad

Dutch and Luxembourgish

Germanic Studies is unique in Great Britain in the range of Germanic Languages other than German that can be studied here.

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Third Year Abroad: Where do are student go?
Third Year Abroad: Where do are student go?
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Prize Winning Postgraduate Who Teaches
Prize Winning Postgraduate Who Teaches
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Easy German video recorded in Sheffield
Easy German video recorded in Sheffield
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