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Our Programs and Curriculum

 

VIRTUAL EXTRACURRICULAR TRAINING

University of Hamburg

Connect with Students at the University of Hamburg

Transnational Workshops on  Racism and Transcultural Awareness with the University of Hamburg

The University of Hamburg will be providing courses in English for their students in Germany, along with students at international partner institutions including Northwestern University.  Courses include (applications open November 11, 2021):


WINTER 2022 COURSES

You will find class descriptions as well as titles for required books for Winter 2022 below and we hope you will check us out whether you consider starting to learn German or continue with your studies in a supportive course environment. If you have questions about enrolling in any of our engaging courses, please contact us (or schedule a virtual meeting).

GERMAN
LANGUAGE
SEQUENCE
  • Beginning German
  • Intermediate German
INTERMEDIATE
COURSES
IN GERMAN
  • Current Events in German Media
  • Special Topics in German Culture
  • Introduction to German Literature: 1800-1900
ADVANCED
COURSES
IN GERMAN
  • Advanced Business German: The German Economy
  • Recoveries and Transitions:  1945 to Present
COURSES
IN ENGLISH
  • Analyzing Freud
  • Learning Diversity: Germany and Global Migration
  • History of the Holocaust
GRADUATE
COURSES
  • German Literature and Critical Thought and New Media: 1900-1945

A Unique Department

 

Award-winning Instructors

We have an exceptional teaching faculty, who make every effort to approach learning from a variety of angles to offer classes that are engaging and motivating, intellectually fulfilling, and, at the same time, broaden and deepen learning.
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Outstanding Research Faculty

Our faculty are engaged in a range of projects, many involving cross-disciplinary issues, such as critical theory, theories of reading, psychoanalysis, Jewish studies, the history of science, and the role of technology in learning and teaching in the field of Second Language Acquisition.
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Progressive Learning Environment

The department recognizes that in addition to exposure to various classroom learning situations and scenarios, learners need a variety of learning situations including opportunities to use the target language with native speakers in the target culture to progress their learning.
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News and Events

 

Willkommen

 

Upcoming Events

 
Nov
1
2021
Study Abroad Fair 2021, Nov. 1

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Online

Come meet program providers, staff and students with study abroad experience! This is a great opportunity to connect with the Global Le...

Nov
1
2021
Germany Alumni Panel

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM, Evanston

Listen to a panel of Wildcats who spent time in Germany discuss their experiences! Germany offers multiple ways to study, research, and...

Nov
2
2021
Study Abroad Fair 2021, Nov. 2

10:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Online

Come meet program providers, staff and students with study abroad experience! This is a great opportunity to connect with the Global Le...

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Latest News

 
Mackenzie Gentz and Christopher Mazurek chosen to be junior Electees for Phi Beta Kappa
Jan Cao Accepts Assistant Professor Position at East China Normal University in Shanghai
Professor Anna Parkinson wins Kaplan Center for the Humanities Fellowship for the 2021/22 academic year
Christine Helmer Named Peter B. Ritzma Professor in the Humanities
Mackenzie Gentz wins Circumnavigator travel grant

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