GMST 261

Trends in Contemporary Germany, Switzerland and Austria

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0-0

Explores political, social and cultural developments in Germany, Switzerland and Austria after 1989. Topics may include the East-West divide in post-unification Germany, Berlin's memorial landscape, the future of multiculturalism in Switzerland and Austria's national identity in the New Europe.


  • No knowledge of German required.

Undergraduate course in Germanic Studies offered by the Department of Germanic and Slavic Studies in the Faculty of Humanities.

Fall 2019 Spring 2020 Summer 2020

Summer timetable available: February 15. Fall and Spring timetables available: May 15.

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