Why choose UW Germanics for your graduate studies?
- An internationally recognized and diverse faculty inside and outside of the Department provides a stimulating intellectual environment for advanced learning and research.
- Generous funding is available to support student research, including several Max Kade Fellowships, teaching assistantships, travel assistance to attend conferences, and other grants.
- 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.
- The Walter Chapin Simpson Center for the Humanities at the University of Washington provides students with cutting-edge interdisciplinary research and learning opportunities.
- 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.
- A new MA degree option in Foreign Language Pedagogy and Culture will be offered starting 2015-16.