Undergraduate Studies

Please note that we expect students to attend 80% of their classes. Failure to attend these 80% may result in exclusion from examinations. You will be advised accordingly by your language teachers und lecturers.

‌‌‌‌2016-2017 German Undergraduate Studies Handbooks:

2016 Handbook First Year (382kB)

2016 Handbook Second Year (193kB)

2016 Handbook Final Year (236kB)




We have put together handbooks for each year individually.  These handbooks contain information specific to each year concerning core and optional modules, module descriptions and timetables.

We recommend that you also read carefully the 2016 Handbook General (982kB)

This contains staff information, information on each programme, attendance, plagiarism, library information, study resources, media and language learning materials, German Society and student life, and the Erasmus Year abroad.


Information for planning your career

General Information

What some of our graduates have done

  • Department of Foreign Affairs
  • Financial Sector
  • RTÉ
  • Bord Bia
  • Heineken Italia
  • Enterprise Ireland
  • Financial Sector
  • Legal profession
  • Journalism
  • Teaching
  • Murphy’s Deutschland
  • Dresdner Bank
  • LIDL Ireland
  • Tourism

Some organisations that have employed our graduates

  • Numerous third level institutions in Ireland and abroad, including UCC, NUIG, IT Tralee, DCU, UL, European School of Business at Reutlingen University (Germany), Otto-von-Guericke Universität Magdeburg (Germany), Aston University Birmingham
  • VECs, numerous primary and secondary schools all over Ireland
  • KPMG, PriceWaterhouseCooper, C&C, Smurfit, Tourism Ireland, Failte Ireland, Reuters News, Google, Paypal, Apple
  • German-Irish Chamber of Commerce, Enterprise Ireland



Common European Framework For Languages - Self Assessment Grid

To find out what level of German you have, please

Please print off this form and complete it when submitting essays to the Department of German.  All submissions must be stamped in the Admin office. 

Office opening hours are 11.00 am -12.30pm  and  2.30 pm - 3.30 pm

Essay Submission Form (20kB)

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