The strengths of the German and Scandinavian Studies program of the University of Massachusetts Amherst 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.
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- Methods of Teaching German
- History of the German Language
- Old Norse
- Middle High German
- Exile in L.A.
- Film Adaptations: From Literature to Film
- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A transcript
- A statement of purpose
- Three recommendations
- An academic writing sample of not less than ten pages (in either German or English)
- A phone interview
- Applicants are not required to submit GRE scores
- The German and Scandinavian Studies can offer provisional admission of non-native speakers of English without TOEFL scores; however, final admission into the Graduate School requires submission of TOEFL scores.
- Non-native speakers of English who hold a degree from an English-language college or university or have attended one for at least two years do not need to submit TOEFL scores.
International20080 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10040 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
National20080 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10040 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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