Germanic Studies

Organizations and Resources

The German Studies Association (GSA) is the national and international association of scholars in all fields of German Studies. Its interests span the period from early times to the present Federal Republic of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

The Deutscher Germanistenverband (DGV) is the German association of scholars of Germanic Studies. (German)

The Modern Language Association (MLA) hosts an annual convention and other meetings, works with related organizations, and sustains one of the finest publishing programs in the humanities.

The Association of Departments of Foreign Languages (ADFL) is a central resource for the language and literature community in the United States and Canada. Approximately one thousand college and university departments are members.

The German Studies Web provides access to scholarly resources in German Studies, including all German-speaking countries. It contains contributions from German Studies bibliographers nationwide.

The Center of German and European Studies (CGES) is a consortium of the University of Madison-Wisconsin and the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. The CGES organizes conferences, workshops and lectures to provide new information and perspectives on major issues relating to Germany and Europe. Conference calendar, job openings, topics in German studies, scholarly journals

The Germanic Research Web at Harvard University includes links to resources in arts and culture, history, language pedagogy, philosophy.

The American Institute for Contemporary German Studies at Johns Hopkins University produces analyses of developments and trends in Germany, Europe and the United States and aims at creating new transatlantic networks.

The Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) is the central, self-governing research funding organisation that promotes research at universities and other publicly financed research institutions in Germany.

The Erlanger Liste - Germanistik im Internet provides information on Germanic Studies in the German-speaking countries and on research resources for Germanists.