Upcoming Events »

"Germany, Europe and the USA: Where do we go from here?"
April 21, 4pm
Discussion with former U.S. ambassador Philip D. Murphy, former U.S. Ambassador to Germany.

German Kaffeestunde
Every Tuesday, 2:00-3:00pm (Spring 2014)
An hour of coffee and conversational German in a relaxed and casual atmosphere.

Message from the Directors »

Dear Friends of the Center for German Studies at Virginia,

In Fall 2008 a group of colleagues from different disciplines came together with a common interest in German Studies as a field pushing boundaries and engaging not only the humanities but also the sciences, economics, and engineering.

We envisioned a scholarly forum for truly interdisciplinary research and to explore German Studies in its larger European and transatlantic contexts. Weenvisioned a platform that could broadly support the study of the German languages, literatures, and cultures and promote study-abroad opportunities in German-speaking countries at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. And we set out to engage a broader community, the residents of Charlottesville, Albemarle, and the Commonwealth. Thus came to life the Center for German Studies, a vibrant community of scholars, students, professionals, and friends brought together by a wide range of interests connected to theGerman-speaking world.

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The Center for German Studies

University of Virginia
521 New Cabell Hall, P.O. Box 400125
Charlottesville, VA 22904-4125

Contact Information

ph: 434-924-6692; fax: 434-924-6700
office hours: Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm

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