Our research

Staff in German at Exeter pursue a wide range of research interests across the fields of German literature and culture.

Research interests

  • Baroque court culture
  • Eighteenth, nineteenth, and twentieth-century literature
  • Twentieth-century urban and museum studies

In recent years, staff have published monographs on:

We regularly present new work at UK and international conferences (most recently in New Zealand, California, Hungary, Poland, and Germany). Our research has been funded by the AHRC, British Academy, Humboldt Foundation, Leverhulme Trust, and DAAD.

Research projects

Staff have been involved in a number of research projects. 

Current projects

Recent projects 

Research degrees

We attach particular importance to the quality of research supervision and training in research methodology and to the integration of our postgraduates into the Department’s academic and research community. Find out more about an MPhil/PhD in German Studies at Exeter.