Germanic studies

Establishment of the Department


The Department was established in 1973 along with the Departments of Russian and French

Responsibilities of the Department

The responsibilities of the Department of Germanic Studies are to:

a. Teach German as a foreign language

b. Teach German literature

c. Train students in translation from English to German and vice-versa

d. Teach German culture

e. Promote research in the areas of German linguistics and phonetics, translation, German language teaching and German literature

f. Organize seminars and talks

g. Promote collaborative projects/exchange programmes for students

Programmes/ Courses conducted by the Department

Full-time Programmes:

• B.A.(Hons.) in German

• M.A. in German

• Ph.D. in German

Part-time Language Courses:

• Certificate of Proficiency in German

• Diploma in German

• Advanced Diploma in German