German Philology

The monument to Goethe and Schiller in front of the National Theatre in Weimar
© DAAD/Hagenguth

On these pages you will find information on various projects in German Philology or for the promotion of the German language, which were carried out by DAAD Lectors in the Baltic States or were created in cooperation with the DAAD.

Here you will find the worldwide Germanist Directory, in which more than 7,700 Germanists from 74 countries provide information on their fields of teaching and research. The directory is accessed around 5,800 times a day worldwide. You will find e.g.

  • bibliographical references and research projects,
  • information on unpublished publications such as habitual publications,
  • links and references to many publications before they are listed in bibliographical databases.
Students talking in the computer room at the university.

Future of German Philology

What are the needs and challenges of German Philology in Northern Europe?

Students sit in the library and do research on German philology.

Language Learning Motivation

An overview of a study on language learning motivation in the Baltic states with a focus on the German language

Students sit over books at a table and discuss

German in the Linguistic Landscapes

Several studies following the "Linguistic Landscape" and "Spot German" approaches have been conducted in the Baltic states in recent years

Hands typing a yearbook contribution on a laptop.


An overview of Triangulum - Baltic Journal of German Philology (1994-2017)

View of students standing sporadically on linked lines on the floor.

Institutions, Programmes & Persons

Where in the Baltic States is German Philology taught and researched? Information is only available in German.

Advertisements by German Universities

Boost your career with the International Master‘s in Project Managemen...

Boost your career. Acquire a German Master’s degree in Data Science & Project Management. Join us at HTW Berlin – On Campus or Online!


Full Scholarships Available: Master of Law & Business

Apply by 15 January and study with a full or partial scholarship at one of Germany’s top private universities: Bucerius Law School in Hamburg. Find out more!


Study the Master of Manufacturing Technology in Germany

Apply for the two-year, fully English-taught Master´s program in manufacturing technology (MMT) from Feb. 1st – Mar. 15th at TU Dortmund University, Germany. The program is free of tuition fees.


Study in Berlin - MBA & International Master’s Programmes

Our internationally recognized MBA & Master’s programmes will provide you with the knowledge and tools to conduct business in the global market.



  • DAAD-Information Centre Riga

    Zigfrīda Annas Meierovica bulvāris 12 LV-1050 Riga Telephone: +371 (67) 228-800