The Department of German offers programs for Undergraduate, Masters and Phd students. We also offer a certificate of proficiency for students who are not specializing in German but who, having taken several German courses, wish to have their proficiency officially acknowledged.
Learn more about our undergraduate programs:
- Prospective students: explore the German undergraduate program site
- View degree options and requirements
- Study abroad opportunites
- Undergraduate classes offered
Research in the department is concerned principally with the Enlightenment, the literary and philosophical tradition of German Idealism and Romanticism, and the culture of the 20th century. Special expertise includes the following fields: Reception of Islamic Orient; Reception of Greek and Roman Antiquity; General and Comparative Aesthetics; Philosophy of History, Religion and Nature; Modernism; Narratology; Austrian Literature. The language of instruction is German.