German is more than the language of Europe's largest economy. It's the gateway to a brilliant culture and rich history. We open that gateway by working closely with students in all courses and providing study-abroad programs, technological resources, and co-curricular activities.
Connor Lees '13 discusses his Gettysburg experience as a German Studies major and studying abroad
German Studies faculty give an overview of the department
Just how well can a non-native learn to speak German? Ask Prof. Laurel Cohen-Pfister: she was the first non-native speaker permitted to teach German at an international summer language program at Johann-Wolfgang Goethe Universitaet in Frankfurt.
In addition to her language prowess, Cohen-Pfister is embedded in German culture and history. Her courses have run the historical gamut...