Canadian Studies Centre

Welcome to the website of the Canadian Studies Centre at the University of Trier!

The Canadian Studies Centre (ZKS) is one of the central institutions of the University of Trier. The ZKS has as its objectives to support interdisciplinary research and teaching in Canadian Studies, to promote scholarly Canadian Studies, and to strengthen the scholarly and cultural relations between Canada and the German speaking countries.

On our website, we provide information about our Centre, news of current activities and teaching, different archives, a list of the Centre's publications, a host of weblinks and much more.

Call for Papers


The IRTG invites you to the the conference “Diversity in/of/around Canada”: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Canadian Diversity at Trier University on 16 and 17 September 2021. 

We invite advanced master students and doctoral students of all research fields connected to Canadian Studies to submit proposals in English, French, or German. Participants are called upon to propose either a short conference presentation (12 minutes) or a poster based on their master’s thesis or dissertation topic.

Further information: 

Call for Papers (Deutsch)

Call for Papers (English)

Call for Papers (Francais)

Studying or teaching in Canada and the USA in 2021/2022

Canada Day 20202 goes online!