The Classroom Experience

Seminars include the works of authors and thinkers such as Christa Wolf, Nietzsche, and Kafka, as well as films and music by contemporaries such as Fatih Akin and Tokio Hotel, while both investigating the impact of German history and politics on present-day society and exploring German social movements, scientific innovations, and cultural creations that have transformed world history. We have tips for selecting courses and a list of upcoming courses.

Berlin Wall Tour
In German! The 20th Century and its aftermath...discuss.
Our Europe is without borders
What is going on in Europe, and what will it mean? In this introduction to European Studies, we analyze the forces at work in this dynamic continent.
Grammatik dictionary image
Practice makes perfect!
mosaic of famous Germans
Learn to read, write, and speak the language of some of history's greatest thinkers.
Bundestag in Berlin
Have you ever thought about doing research or an internship in Germany? This course is for you!
Hohenzollern Castle, Stuttgart, Germany
Two semesters in one!
Weimar cinema
From utopia to nightmare, explore this fascinating period of cinematic history.
Wings of Desire
Snapshots of Berlin highlight the complicated path this city has taken throughout the 20th century.
Karl Marx
From Marx to Butler, vulnerable bodies and theoretical constructs.