in 1828, the department is the oldest department of German in
the UK, offering an extremely broad range of subject areas, a
rich tradition of research and an innovative approach to learning.
With some of the most prominent academics in their fields, the
department currently has the second largest number of postgraduate
students in the country.
at the heart of the University of London, the department
offers MA and PhD students easy access to the best libraries
and research centres in the country, including the British
Library, the Institute for Germanic Studies, the German
Historical Institute and the Institute of Historical Research.
In addition, the cultural offerings of the Goethe Institute,
the Austrian Cultural Forum, and a wealth of exhibitions, films
and theatrical performances are all close at hand.
Graduate degrees are administered by the School of European
Languages, Culture and Society (SELCS) of which German is a part. For more information please see the SELCS graduate pages.
applying for an MPhil / PhD it is advisable to identify one or two
potential supervisors and make informal contact with them via email
before submitting an application to the UCL Admissions office.
Please consult the staff pages for details on our academic staff and their research interests.
If you have further queries about the department or our
programmes that the information here does not answer, please feel free
to contact Patrizia Oliver,
SELCS's Postgraduate Programmes Officer.
For information about UCL graduate fees, please check the Fees and Finance Graduate pages.
Details of graduate courses available in 2012/13 are posted on the SELCS website.