The School Honours website also contains important information about Honours.


The thesis can be written either in English or German. There is a strong expectation that students will complete at least one semester ‘s study at a German university.


For entry requirements and general information about honours, see the Honours of Bachelor of Arts handbook entry.

Course structure

For information about available units and course structure, see the German studies – Honours Area of Study handbook entry.

For more information regarding honours with Literature or Culture specialisation, please contact A/Prof Franz-Josef Deiters, Dr Axel Fliethmann, or Dr Christiane Weller.

For more information regarding honours with Language or Linguistics specialisation, please contact Dr Heinz Kreutz.

Honours Prize

A book prize will be awarded for the best degree each year (subject to conditions).