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    Level: 2 Intermediate

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    29 May 2018

  • Biohotel: das Landgut Stober in Brandenburg

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    Intermediate level Duration 15 mins Updated 29 May 2018
    Exploring sustainable tourism with Michael Stober. This content is in German.
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    Im Gespräch mit Jannis Androutsopoulos

    By Jannis Androtsopoulos

    In conversation with Hamburg University's Jannis Androutsopoulos. This content is in German.

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    29 May 2018

  • Im Gespräch mit Jannis Androutsopoulos

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    Duration 30 mins Updated 29 May 2018
    In conversation with Hamburg University's Jannis Androutsopoulos. This content is in German.
  • Methods in Motion: Inside Outsiders and Outside Insiders

    By Dr Sara De Jong

    In today’s 'Methods in Motion' blog, the ordeal of conducting research interviews in imperfect German is turned to...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Dec 2017

  • Methods in Motion: Inside Outsiders and Outside Insiders

    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 22 Dec 2017
    In today’s 'Methods in Motion' blog, the ordeal of conducting research interviews in imperfect German is turned to advantage by Sara de Jong in trying to...
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    Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream

    Simon Sebag Montefiore tells the story of how the Habsburg family transformed Vienna into the capital that it is today, during a...

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    Level: 1 Introductory

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    26 Sep 2017

  • Vienna: Empire, Dynasty and Dream

    Introductory level Updated 26 Sep 2017
    Simon Sebag Montefiore tells the story of how the Habsburg family transformed Vienna into the capital that it is today, during a dynasty era lasting nearly 1...
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    10 Jan 2017

  • Family Tree of the Habsburg dynasty

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    Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 10 Jan 2017
    A family tree showing relations of the Habsburg dynasty.
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  • Die Kapuzinergruft: Burial ceremonies of the Habsburgs

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Nov 2016
    How the imperial Habsburgs were ceremoniously buried in the Capuchine crypt.
  • Stories from Vienna: 6 key figures

    By Dr Ursula Stickler

    Read the stories of some of Vienna’s people who are commemorated in place names around the city.

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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    15 Nov 2016

  • Stories from Vienna: 6 key figures

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 Nov 2016
    Read the stories of some of Vienna’s people who are commemorated in place names around the city.
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    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    13 May 2016

  • Language variety all but disappears from the Eurovision song contest

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    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 May 2016
    Why has the English language dominated the Eurovision Song Contest once more? Fernando Rosell-Aguilar explores what the competition holds this year.

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    Intermediate German: Understanding spoken German

    This free course, Intermediate German: Understanding spoken German, is aimed at intermediate learners of German with an interest in language and...

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    Free course

    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    04 Sep 2018

  • Intermediate German: Understanding spoken German

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    Introductory level Duration 6 hours Updated 04 Sep 2018
    This free course, Intermediate German: Understanding spoken German, is aimed at...
  • Beginners’ German: Places and people

    Do you want to learn the basics of the German language? This free course, Beginners’ German: Places and people, will take you on a journey through...

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    5 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    12 Jul 2018

  • Beginners’ German: Places and people

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    Beginners’ German: Places and people
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    Do you want to learn the basics of the German language? This free course,...
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    Advanced German: Language, culture and history

    If you already have a good working knowledge of the German language, this free course, Advanced German: Language, culture and history, will help to...

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    12 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    25 Aug 2016

  • Advanced German: Language, culture and history

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    If you already have a good working knowledge of the German language, this free...
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    Beginners’ German: Food and drink

    This free course, Beginners' German: Food and drink, provides materials at German for beginners level that support the development of listening,...

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    6 hours

    Level: 1 Introductory

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    22 Apr 2016

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    This free course, Beginners' German: Food and drink, provides materials at German...
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    Advanced German: Regional landscapes

    German regions and landscapes, local traditions and the notion of Heimat are at the centre of this free course, Advanced German: Regional...

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    15 hours

    Level: 3 Advanced

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    09 Feb 2016

  • Advanced German: Regional landscapes

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    Advanced level Duration 15 hours Updated 09 Feb 2016
    German regions and landscapes, local traditions and the notion of Heimat are at...

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    BA/BSc Open degree

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    BA/BSc Open degree
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 15 Oct 2018
    Over 40 per cent of OU students who graduate do so with an Open degree. It’s a...

    Certificate of Higher Education Open

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    Certificate of Higher Education Open
    Duration 1200 hours Updated 15 Oct 2018
    If you’re keen to try university study and want to keep your options open, this...

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    Diploma of Higher Education Open
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 15 Oct 2018
    Studying at university level is not just about gaining a degree. We also offer a...

    BA (Honours) Humanities

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    BA (Honours) Humanities
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 15 Oct 2018
    This degree in humanities offers a broad-based grounding in the study and...

    Diploma of Higher Education in Language Studies

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    Diploma of Higher Education in Language Studies
    Duration 2400 hours Updated 22 Oct 2018
    The Diploma of Higher Education in Language Studies aims to equip you with the...

    BA (Honours) Language Studies

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    BA (Honours) Language Studies
    Duration 3600 hours Updated 15 Oct 2018
    Learning a language and about how languages work, including the English language,...