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Why I Chose German Studies

My classes in language and culture really helped me to be a more sensitive clinician.

Dr. Megan Lisbeth Strang | B.A German 2007
Pediatric Audiologist, Children's National Health System

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Our department offers three degree options in German Studies:

Bachelor's Degree in German Studies

Undergraduate courses are designed to familiarize students with the German language as well as the cultures and histories of German-speaking communities. The department is designated as a German Center of Excellence by the American Association of Teachers of German.

Master's Degree in German Studies

Students in this program practice critical analysis across literary and cultural studies, theoretical and applied linguistics, studies in second language acquisition and teaching, and related professional disciplines. 

Doctoral Degree in Transcultural German Studies

With its German partner universities in Leipzig and Cologne, the dual PhD/DPhil degree program offers interdisciplinary doctoral training in two rigorous academic environments, while providing intensive mentoring opportunities and comprehensive financial support. 

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Meet Mandy

As a tech communicator, Mandy uses her majors in German Studies and industrial engineering to be the bridge between STEM and the humanities. Hear her story.


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You can apply for three scholarships to support study abroad and/or language immersion programs. Below is a brief overview of the available scholarships. For more details about eligibility, application materials, and scholarship values, see …

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We are proud to announce that Prof. Chantelle Warner’s achievements were honored with the Chatfield Outstanding Tenured Researcher Award! We are celebrating this prestigious recognition of her scholarly contributions to applied linguistics,…

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