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University of Waterloo

Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies

Waterloo, ON


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University of Waterloo


University of Waterloo / Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies is located in Waterloo, ON, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) German
Master of Arts (MA) Russian
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) German

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Honors degree, minimum B average
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree, minimum B average

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans


Focus of faculty research: Medieval theatre; history and literature; German and Russian literary relations; seventeenth-, eighteenth-, nineteenth-, and twentieth-century German literature
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 200 University Avenue West
Waterloo, ON  N2L 3G1
Contact Dr. Michael Boehringer
Phone: 519-888-4567