German Studies

German studies programs can include instruction in many aspects of Germany, including the country's history, culture, politics, economics, literature and language. Read on to learn more about the educational and career options available in the field of German studies.

Inside German Studies

German studies is a program which typically focuses on all aspects of the German culture and its influence on other cultures. Many schools concentrate on contemporary Germany, which currently holds a central leadership role within the European Union and is one of the world's most powerful economies. There is a wide array of educational and career options for students of German studies programs.

Education Information

German studies programs are available at the bachelor's, master's and Ph.D. level, as well as at the undergraduate and graduate certificate level. There are cross-cultural studies programs at the undergraduate level, which students can take to decide if they want to pursue their education specifically in German studies or switch to a different culture. An undergraduate German studies degree program might include optional coursework in topics like international affairs, anthropology, philosophy, geography and linguistics.

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