German Study Options
This page acts as a portal for all the German study options at the University of Kent. On it you will find information about current courses which are available across the University.
Two areas of the University currently specialise in the provision of language study opportunities; these are the School of European Culture & Languages (Dept of German) and the Centre for English & World Languages (CEWL).
The table below will help you to see which learning opportunities are available and how you can find further details that you may need.
|Course||Further Information/Link||Departmental Website||Contact Email|
|Learning German 1 (Beginners) GE304||Module Catalogue||Dept of Modern Languages||Email contact form|
|Learning German 2 (Intermediate) GE307||Module Catalogue||Dept of Modern Languages||Email contact form|
|Intermediate German GE505||Module Catalogue||Dept of Modern Languages||Email contact form|
|Learning German 3 (Post A-Level) GE301||Module Catalogue||Dept of Modern Languages||Email contact form|
|Learning German 4 GE507||Module Catalogue||Dept of Modern Languages||Email contact form|
|Learning German 5 GE503||Module Catalogue||Dept of Modern Languages||Email contact form|
|Advanced German Translation GE500||Module Catalogue||Dept of Modern Languages||Email contact form|
|German for Beginners Language Express||Language Express||CEWL||Email Language Express|
|German for Post-Beginners Language Express||Language Express||CEWL||Email Language Express|
|German for Intermediates Language Express||Language Express||CEWL||Email Language Express|
Why Choose German?
German has long been an important language of business, science, literature, art, philosophy and history. Learning German well help you to get to know a major world culture.
Globally, German is the first language of more than 100 million people, a large number of whom are located in Europe in Germany Austria and Liechtenstein.
German is the most widely spoken language in Switzerland and one of three key languages spoken in South Tirol in northern Italy.
Patterns of emigration have resulted in the development of German-speaking communities further afield than Europe. Reportedly there are more than 1.5 million speakers of German in the USA and Canada.
What should I do next?
Click on the links for the courses that you are interested in and use information on the relevant departmental homepage to help find the details you are looking for.
How do I get more information?
You may be able to apply online for some courses but if you need more specific details use the contact email address which appears next to your preferred course and email the department directly.
I still can't find the information I'm looking for. What should I do?
Feel free to contact the Centre for English and World Languages on firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling (+44) 01227 824401. We will be delighted to help you find the course that meets your needs and guide you towards the relevant department which provides it.