The German & German Studies majors at Wartburg College are shaped by international experiences designed to increase your language proficiency and immerse you in another culture. This in-depth study of another culture coupled with living abroad for an extended period will give you insight into how other cultures view the world, as well as a better understanding of American culture. This major will provide you with exciting opportunities to explore language, literature, and culture and to develop writing skills applicable in a variety of fields.
As a junior or senior, German majors study in Germany for a semester, either at the University of Bonn or the University of Jena. German Studies majors may choose to study abroad for a semester or take additional electives to complete the major.
Our programs in German and German Studies prepare students for participation in the global village by developing mastery of the German language, multicultural awareness, and the professional versatility necessary to adapt to change. Pursuing your degree at Wartburg will prepare you for careers requiring communication skills and sensitivity to the breadth of human experience.