Choosing UW Germanics for your Graduate Studies

Why choose UW Germanics for your graduate studies?




  • Students have the opportunity to hone their teaching skills by serving as student mentors in faculty-led literature and culture courses.


  • Teaching assistants are trained to be excellent teachers of language with the capability of effectively integrating new technology. 


  • A rigorous academic program in conjunction with extensive professionalization activities and close mentoring prepare students for their careers.


  • Study abroad programs with Muenster, Freiburg, and Berlin, along with other forms of trans-Atlantic cooperation foster scholarly relationships and academic expertise in an international context.



  • Students can take advantage of all resources of a large flagship university, including an excellent collection of German materials in the UW libraries system, the Summit regional libraries, and the World-Cat libraries.


  • New faculty hire in Modern German Literature with a research and teaching focus on the Environmental Humanities.


  • Students can pursue their graduate studies in one of the most livable American cities with lots of career opportunities.

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