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German

For more than a century, the Department of German Studies has successfully trained its graduate students to compete in the professional world. The graduate program enjoys a national and international reputation, and its graduates hold teaching positions at some of the most distinguished American universities and colleges. The faculty members are active, internationally recognized scholars and innovative, dedicated teachers. The annual presence of a Max Kade Distinguished Visiting Professor adds to the department’s excellence.

The course offerings of the department span the entire spectrum of German literature with an emphasis on 20th and 21st-century literary culture and film. The department is strongly student oriented, providing both theoretical and practical experience in the teaching of German language, literature, and culture.

Graduate students accepted into the program are eligible for teaching assistantships in addition to tuition remission. They can also compete for fellowships, among them the prestigious Max Kade Graduate Fellowship and the distinguished Taft Fellowships, as well as stipends to study abroad. Most graduate students earn additional money by teaching summer school in the department. In addition, German Studies offers editorial assistantships to students interested in working with any of the important journals in German Studies:  Journal of Austrian Studies, the Celan Jahrbuch and Focus on German Studies.

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Program Code

15MA-GRMN

Duration

2 years

Admission Criteria

Selective

Location

Main Campus

Department

German Studies
McMicken College of Arts and Sciences

Contact

741 Old Chemistry Building
Cincinnati,OH  45221
Tanja Nusser
Email: tanja.nusser@uc.edu
Phone: 513-556-2752

Career Possibilities

Additional career options are listed on the Center for Exploratory Studies website.

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International Student Requirements

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Accreditation

The University of Cincinnati and all regional campuses are accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.