German Studies Department

"Whatever you can do or dream you can, begin it. Boldness has genius, power, and magic in it." - Goethe

German studies invites students to explore the rich and complicated history of German-speaking cultures. With an emphasis on student-centered teaching and preparation for learning abroad, German studies is dedicated to helping students acquire cultural knowledge across the disciplines through intensive study of the German language. Faculty members combine cutting-edge technology with a deep passion for critical and creative thinking based on global perspectives of German-speaking cultures.