Berlin TV tower and Alexanderplatz

German Studies Programs

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.

Find out more about our programs, explore the courses offered, and meet our faculty.

German Studies News

Learn more about Spring 2014 events
Blogs from Our Students Abroad
Original Student Research and Videos

Department News

German Studies News Archive


Student Profile

60 Seconds with Connor Lees

Connor Lees '13 discusses his Gettysburg experience as a German Studies major and studying abroad



German Studies at Gettysburg College

German Studies faculty give an overview of the department


Faculty Profile

History and autobiography
Prof. Laurel Cohen

Just how well can a non-native learn to speak German? Ask Prof. Laurel Cohen: 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 is embedded in German culture and history. Her courses have run the historical gamut...

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