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Prospective Students


Preference given to complete applicaitons for the fall semester are due December 31st. Other applications will be judged on a rolling basis.

Applications for the spring semester are due September 30th.


Application forms and instructions are found at the Graduate Admissions Web page.

Application Requirements

  • All undergraduate and graduate academic transcripts
  • Three letters of recommendation from persons familiar with the applicant's work
  • A statement of purpose, indicating the applicant's current academic interests and long-term goals
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test scores for US Nationals; and, for international students, Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores (no GRE required).
  • A writing sample 1,500-2,000 words in length, demonstrating the applicant's abilities as a literary critic.
  • Completed application and fee as per the Graduate School-New Brunswick.

    In the case of a financial hardship, please contact the Graduate Director for a fee waiver.

Programs of Study

Doctor of Philosophy Degree in German Literature

Master of Arts Degree in German Literature

Master of Arts in Teaching German

Contact Us

Academic Building

Academic Building
15 Seminary Pl.
4th Floor
New Brunswick, NJ 08901

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