Undergraduate Studies in German

Welcome to the Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures, home to U-M's German Studies, Dutch Studies, and Scandinavian Studies Programs!

Our language courses are wide-ranging, challenging, and fun! 

Minors are available in German or Scandinavian Studies, and German is an option in the Global Engineering Program. The undergraduate major in German takes advantage of our outstanding faculty, who hold degrees in a wide range of fields, and have won numerous awards for research and teaching. One of the largest German programs in the country both in numbers of majors and minors and the size of our faculty, we are able to offer courses not only in German language and literature, but also in

      • Business German 
      • Scientific German
      • German history
      • Film
      • Politics
      • Music, and much more!

Undergraduate Advising If you would like to do so, you may schedule an appointment with one of our German major advisors, Andrew or Kalli.