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The Institute for German Studies (IGS) belongs to a worldwide network of centres for German and European Studies linked with the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service). Our research is cross-disciplinary and encompasses the culture, history, politics and economics of Germany in its European context.Our mission is to be a centre for expertise on contemporary Germany, and to support postgraduate and postdoctoral researchers, bringing them together with experienced scholars and exciting international thinkers on Germany and Europe.
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Posted 10 May 2017
The Institute for German Studies at the University of Birmingham and Peter Lang Oxford invite submissions for their 2017 Early Career Researcher Prize in German Studies.
Posted 08 March 2017
In collaboration with the Institute for German Studies (University of Birmingham) the Midlands German Network is excited to announce its 2017 undergraduate essay competition.
Posted 13 December 2016
Marlene Schrijnders, 3d year PhD researcher at the University of Birmingham, was awarded with the first prize at the Deutscher Historikertag in Hamburg for her poster titled "Endzeitopia".