We are a leading centre for German and Germanic studies, with influential research, inspiring teaching and a close sense of community.

Why Study German?

Why Study German?

We asked our students why they opted for German. This is what they said.

Why study German?>
Prokhorov Centre Lecture: Christopher Clark

Prokhorov Centre Lecture: Christopher Clark

Sir Christopher Clark, Regius Professor of History at Cambridge and best-selling author of The Sleepwalkers: How Europe Went to War in 1914, deliveres a public lecture in Sheffield on "The Geopolitics of Revolution in 1848".

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DJ Ohrwürmer

Nathan Wright (BA German and Linguistics) started his own German-English radio show.

German radioshow at Sheffield>
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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.

Dutch > Luxembourg Studies >


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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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