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Germanic Studies

University of Maryland

12 months
1706 USD/credit 51180 USD/year
1706 USD/credit 51180 USD/year
768 USD/credit 23040 USD/year
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Our Germanic Studies program from University of Maryland offers each student the opportunity to shape an individualized course of study, working closely with faculty whose expertise includes German literature and culture from the 18th through 21st centuries, film studies, gender studies, and Scandinavian studies. 


In addition to seminars in Germanic Studies at University of Maryland, students have the option to enroll in interdisciplinary graduate seminars in the School of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures focusing on topics such as postcolonial studies, transnational theory, and global cinema. Students may also pursue interdisciplinary coursework in related fields including Comparative Literature, Digital Humanities, English, and Women’s Studies. 

All students receive teacher training and have the opportunity to teach a range of undergraduate classes, including summer classes. Located in the vibrant Washington, D.C. metro area, the University of Maryland enjoys proximity to many cultural and research institutions, including the Goethe Institut, German Historical Institute, National Archives, and the National Gallery of Art. The Department works closely with students to help place them in competitive PhD programs or jobs. Recent graduates are working as high school teachers and in nonprofit organizations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Conversation: Germany within Europe
  • Advanced Composition: German Cultural and Social Issues
  • Stylistics
  • Literature of the Middle Ages
  • Introduction to Germanic Philology
  • The Structure of German
  • Variation in Contemporary German

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Graduate application
  • Transcripts
  • Statement of purpose
  • Letters of recommendation
  • Program/Department supporting documents (as applicable)
  • Non-refundable application fee ($75) for each program to which an applicant applies

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • National

    51180 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1706 USD per credit during 12 months.
  • In-State

    23040 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 768 USD per credit during 12 months.

Living costs for College Park

1676 - 2838 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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