We offer courses in the language, literature, and cultural heritage of Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, including General Education courses taught in English. German is the most spoken language in the European Union and a crucial language for international business and diplomacy. We offer an academic-year program in Freiburg and exchange opportunities in Frankfurt, Dortmund, and Vienna.

  • Visiting writer Christopher Kloeble talks with students at the department’s weekly Kaffeestunde
  • Students engage in discussion in “The Fantastic and Supernatural in German Literature"
  • Art from the UIMA

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