Postgraduate study and research in German

You have opportunities for postgraduate study and research in German language acquisition, German literature from the eighteenth century to the present, and German language teaching and translation.

Recent MA thesis topics

Overseas study

Honours, masters and PhD students may be able to spend some time studying at German universities through scholarships offered by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD).

More information on DAAD

PhD students

We welcome inquiries from New Zealand and international students who wish to undertake doctoral research.

You will be supervised by our researchers and have access to a range of resources to assist you in your academic and professional development. These can include graduate teaching assistantships, scholarships and writing stipends, funds to cover direct research costs and access to library and computing facilities.

We look forward to your contribution to the intellectual life and research profile of German.

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