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Work of UL’s Centre for Irish-German Studies congratulated in strategic review launched by Tánaiste

A recent comprehensive review of the relationship between Ireland and Germany, launched by Tánaiste and Minister for Foreign Affairs and Trade, Simon Coveney TD, calls for a widening and deepening of the Irish relationship with Germany in all its aspects. Highlighting the need for further prioritising and resourcing of Irish-German relations, the report also emphasised… Continue reading Work of UL’s Centre for Irish-German Studies congratulated in strategic review launched by Tánaiste

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Leaving UL

I am writing this blog, knowing that I am going to leave UL and Ireland soon. The past two semesters were the best time of my life. In honor of this amazing experience and my time in UL, I want to give you a recap of my Erasmus journey and the time I spend in… Continue reading Leaving UL

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UL lecturer discusses Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ on RTÉ Radio

Dr Joachim Fischer, Senior Lecturer in German at the University of Limerick, discussed Hitler’s book Mein Kampf RTÉ'S The History Show yesterday, 5th February. The book was one of Germany’s biggest-selling non-fiction books in 2016.  Its appearance on the best-seller lists followed the book becoming available in Germany - in full - for the first time… Continue reading UL lecturer discusses Hitler’s ‘Mein Kampf’ on RTÉ Radio

Co-op & work experience stories, Students, Undergraduates

My Co-op in Cologne

Elle Walsh is a 2nd year Applied Languages student at the University of Limerick. She is currently off campus on her Co-cop placament in Cologne, Germany. Here she gives us a review of her first few weeks away from UL: "Coop chooses you, unfortunately you don't get to choose your coop. You select a host… Continue reading My Co-op in Cologne

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My Erasmus journey at the University of Limerick

By Nadine Kimak Hi my name is Nadine and I’m from Germany. I am studying Social Science and right now I’m doing my 3rd and 4th semester at the University of Limerick. Every time I meet new people they are really interested in why I chose Ireland and what it is like to be an… Continue reading My Erasmus journey at the University of Limerick

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16th Irish-German International Conference: Connections in Motion

Date: 31st October - 1st November Organised by the Irish Centre of Transnational Studies (Mary Immaculate College) and Centre of Irish-German Studies (University of Limerick) in collaboration with the Irish World Academy for Music and Dance, the National Dance Archive of Ireland, the School of Culture and Communication and the School of Design (University of Limerick). This… Continue reading 16th Irish-German International Conference: Connections in Motion

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Studying Languages: The social degree

By Elle Walsh I chose to study languages at third level mostly because I wasn't sure what I wanted to do and I knew for that I enjoyed French in secondary school, well I enjoyed talking... to anyone, in any language. I have been "blessed" with the gift of the gab. From the moment I… Continue reading Studying Languages: The social degree