We are dedicated to teaching and researching German culture in all its aspects, with a particular emphasis on language and literature.

Our expertise embraces a wide variety of specialisms across the modern period including:

  • German literature in the 18th, 19th and 20th centuries
  • feminism
  • realism
  • romanticism
  • aesthetics and the history of ideas
  • psychoanalytical theory; and
  • German cultural theory.

Our degree programmes are designed to help you develop full proficiency in speaking, understanding, reading, writing and appreciating German language and culture.