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Oxford German Open Day

Open Day for prospective Year 12 students interested in studying German at Oxford. Programme below:

10.30 onwards      Arrival and registration at Taylor Institution, St Giles (Main Hall)

11.00      Welcome (Prof. Ben Morgan)

11.05     German at Oxford (Prof. Henrike Lähnemann)

11.20-11.30   Walk to Worcester College

11.30-12.10   Mini tutorials

  • German linguistics – Prof. Kerstin Hoge
  • Translating German - Dr Alexandra Lloyd
  • Literature and philosophy* – Prof. Ben Morgan
  • Reading Modern Literature (poetry) – Ms Joanna Raisbeck
  • Reading modern literature (narrative) – Dr Rey Conquer

12.15-12.55 Mini tutorials

  • Learning German with a Native Speaker – Dr Susanne Herrmann-Sinai
  • German film* – Prof. Ben Morgan
  • Literature and philosophy* - Prof Charlie Louth
  • Reading Modern Literature (drama) – Prof Ritchie Robertson
  • Reading Modern Literature (poetry) – Prof. Karen Leeder
  • Reading a medieval poem – Dr Linus Ubl


 1.00        Lunch: own arrangements in town

Opportunity to visit the Taylorian and Faculty Libraries

 Please return in time for:


2.00        Plenary Session in the Taylor Institution, St Giles’ (Main Hall)

This will be a question & answer session: a chance to ask about all aspects of studying German at Oxford: e.g. applying, course options and combinations, the year abroad, employment prospects and anything else. Students will be present as well as lecturers.

3.00        End

* Sessions also suitable for those interested in beginners' German.

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