News

Picture of Albrecht Classen
1 week ago
Dr. Classen received an honorable mention for his haiku (see below) in the 5th annual Arizona Matsuri Haiku Expo Japanese poetry contest.  hostile desert screams return to our rocky home thirst and ever strife To download the...
study abroad scholarship application form
2 weeks ago
Applications for these scholarships are opening for a second round, due on March 15. You can find further information about these and other external scholarships here. Deutscher Studenten Club Study Abroad...
4 weeks ago
The University of Arizona ranks among the top 10 universities in the nation for producing graduates with foreign language degrees.According to a new Chronicle of Higher Education analysis of U.S. Department of Education data for the 2016-17 academic...
Map of Leipzig with a pin in it.
1 month ago
Applications for the 2019 Summer Study-in-Leipzig-Germany Program are due soon! If you are interested in joining the program, please apply now. If you already started your application, please complete it asap to secure a spot in...
1 month ago
An estimated 250 million roses are given each Valentine’s Day. But in a cultural context, that classic symbol of love reveals even more about the relationship between people and plants. Humanity is dependent on plants for survival, but scholars...
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1 month ago
The German 300-level core requirements underwent an exciting overhaul, aimed at introducing greater flexibility, so that we can better meet your interests and scheduling needs. Please note that the following changes were made,...
Picture showing Prof. Jacobs
1 month ago
Together with Prof. Ursula Schuch from the School of Plant Sciences and Olivia Miller from the University of Arizona Museum of Art, Prof. Joela Jacobs has co-curated an exhibit called Botanical Relations that runs from January 26 to March 31,...
Picture showing Profs. Chantelle Warner and Barbara Kosta
2 months ago
Two German Studies professors are assuming leadership roles in the Modern Language Association and Association of Departments of Foreign Languages. German Studies Department Head Barbara Kosta was elected to the executive committee of the...
Artwork showing Bauhaus vectors
2 months ago
In 2019, we are celebrating 100 years of Bauhaus, a famous German school of art and design founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar. You might have heard of one of its most famous representatives, architect Ludwig Mies von der Rohe. The goal of Bauhaus...
Peter Ecke, Laura Tellechea, and Veronica Ostertag
3 months ago
UA Teacher Candidate, Laura Tellechea (center), successfully passed the final evaluation of her teaching internship for the MA in German Studies with Secondary Teacher Certification on December 5, 2018. Tellechea has interned at Empire High School...
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3 months ago
Peter Ecke (University of Arizona) and Susanne Rott (University of Illinois at Chicago) co-edited a new volume on vocabulary learning and teaching published by CengageBrain: Vocabulary acquisition is an indispensable part of second language...
4 months ago
"Kulturhistorische Studien haben schon seit geraumer Zeit offengelegt, dass die Konfrontation des Eigenen mit dem Fremden fundamentale Bedingungen oder Probleme in den verschiedensten Epochen und Gesellschaften reflektiert. Die Beiträge zum...

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