Our strengths are in interdisciplinary literary and cultural studies, including Black German Studies, Cultural and Intellectual History, Film Studies, GDR Studies, Gender and Sexuality Studies, German-Jewish Studies, Holocaust Studies, Medieval Studies, Minority Studies, Theater and Performance Studies, Transnationalism, and Turkish German Studies. We are home to the DEFA Film Library, a research center focusing on film related to East Germany.
Our resources are enhanced by the Five Colleges, the Yiddish Book Center, and exchange programs with universities in Germany, Sweden, Denmark, and Austria. UMass offers language instruction in German, Swedish, Yiddish, Middle High German, and Old Norse.
Graduates of the German and Scandinavian Studies Program delivered by the University of Massachusetts Amherst include many prominent scholars and teachers worldwide.
- Methods of Teaching German
- Structure of German
- Middle High German
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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Students apply online online through the Graduate School at UMass. The application requirements are: a transcript, a statement of purpose, three recommendations, an academic writing sample of not less than ten pages (in either German or English), and a phone interview. Applicants are not required to submit GRE scores.
International19686 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9843 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National19686 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9843 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
In-State9342 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4671 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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