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ABOUT

The Cambridge University German Society was founded in 1908 (or earlier) and consists of students who share a common interest in German society, culture, and history. We aim to encourage intercultural discussions by providing a platform for mutual exchange for both Germans and non-Germans. Our Society welcomes members of all nationalities. We regularly organise talks, exchanges with other societies, and social events.

See our Hall of Fame for speakers who have visited us in the past and check out our Termcard to find out more about our events!

COMMITTEE

Florian Fuchs

Florian Fuchs

President

Sebastian Lunz

Sebastian Lunz

President

Emma Gibbons

Emma Gibbons

Secretary

Dominik Kloepfer

Dominik Kloepfer

Treasurer

Joanna Moest

Joanna Moest

Social Officer

Martin Lippert

Martin Lippert

Events Officer

Ciara Gumsheimer

Ciara Gumsheimer

Swaps Officer

Angelika Beinert

Angelika Beinert

Speakers Officer

Wilhelm Emmrich

Wilhelm Emmrich

Speakers Officer

Giulia Bollen Gandolfo

Giulia Bollen Gandolfo

Membership Officer

Lorenz Freigassner

Lorenz Freigassner

Sponsorship Officer

Lukas Gast

Lukas Gast

IT Officer

If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch with us at the following email address: committee [at] germansociety [dot] org [dot] uk

 

TERMCARD

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  • Wolfgang Silbermann: ‘Challenging Times for German Democracy’
    17:30-21:00
    2018.04.30

    Old Court, Trinity Ln, Cambridge CB2 1TL, UK

    Old Court, Trinity Ln, Cambridge CB2 1TL, UK

    The Cambridge University German Society warmly invites you to our first speaker event of Easter Term!

    Wolfgang Silbermann heads the division for speeches and publications in the Office of the Federal President of Germany, Dr Frank-Walter Steinmeier. He has worked for Dr Steinmeier in various prior positions: as Economic Policy Advisor during his campaign for the chancellorship in 2009, as Legislative Aid during Dr Steinmeier’s tenure as Leader of the Opposition in the German Bundestag, and as Advisor and Chief Speechwriter in the Federal Foreign Office.

    Before entering the public service, Wolfgang worked as a consultant at McKinsey & Co., Berlin. He holds a BA in Philosophy, Politics, and Economics from the University of Oxford as well as a Master in Public Policy from Harvard University.

    At our event, Mr Silbermann will give a talk entitled ‘Challenging Times for German Democracy – and why You should get engaged!’.

    There will also be time for questions. Please note that the event will be held in English. All welcome!

    We look forward to seeing you there!

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MEMBERSHIP

Our membership fee is £15 and membership is lifelong. Members’ benefits include:

  • Priority for our Formal Dinners
  • Exclusive Member Formals
  • Exclusive private dinners with our speakers
  • Priority for our most successful events (including Formal Swaps, Christmas Feast, Oktoberfest, exclusive trips, Society Exchange with the German Societies in Oxford and London etc.)
  • Sponsor Events
  • Free film nights
  • Reduced prices at our language classes
  • and more!

SPONSORS

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Project Access

“Seid Ihr auf der Suche nach Ratschlägen für eine Bewerbung in Cambridge oder überlegt Ihr noch, diesen Schritt zum Studium im Ausland überhaupt zu gehen? Project Access (projectaccess.co) bietet komplett kostenloses und einfaches Mentoring genau dafür. Aktuelle deutsche Studenten beraten Euch hier und stehen Euch für alle Fragen zur Verfügung. “