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Welcome to the German Language and Literature Program!

german trainstationWelcome to Rutgers German! Here you will find a vibrant undergraduate and graduate program, with award-winning teaching, innovative courses, and state of the art language instruction; distinguished professors engaged in cutting-edge interdisciplinary research; an exciting slate of visiting professors and a writer-in-residence program. We host two premier lecture series and encourage students to go on a top-tier study abroad program to Berlin. For graduate students, we offer professional development opportunities and outstanding job placement. Rutgers German is committed to creative, interdisciplinary approaches to the teaching and study of all facets of German-speaking culture from the twelfth through the twenty-first centuries.

In the 21st century, cultural fluency is imperative. We are training the global citizens of the future.


Photo credit for homepage images to Anna Sandberg, Mareen Fuchs, and Conner Blake.

Upcoming Events

24 Oct 2017
03:00PM - 04:00PM
German Conversation Hour (Kaffeeklatsch)
26 Oct 2017
08:00PM - 10:00PM
German Movie Night
01 Nov 2017
04:30PM - 06:00PM
Frauke Berndt - Lecture
02 Nov 2017
10:00AM - 12:00PM
Frauke Berndt - Seminar
08 Nov 2017
12:15PM - 01:30PM
Michael Speier

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