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Germanic Studies

University of Minnesota

12 months
Duration
28344 USD/year
28344 USD/year
18720 USD/year
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About

The Germanic Studies program of the University of Minnesota is distinguished for its interdisciplinary approach to the study of literature and culture.

Overview

About the Program

The Germanic Studies program of the University of Minnesota equips students to be creative scholars and skillful teachers through research and teaching programs covering the literature and culture of German-speaking and Nordic countries. Students work closely with faculty dedicated to scholarly innovation, teaching excellence, and interdisciplinary collaboration. 

The Germanic Studies program offers both MA and PhD degrees which are tailored to students’ individual needs and interdisciplinary interests. Students have the option to pursue a track in German (MA, PhD), Germanic Medieval Studies (MA, PhD) or Scandinavian Studies (MA) by completing a specified number of courses in one of those areas.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Beginning German for Graduate Research
  • Intermediate German for Graduate Research
  • Intermediate German for Graduate Research
  • Advanced Conversation and Composition
  • Topics in German Literature

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
3

Other requirements

General requirements

Admission to our program is based on:

  • the applicant's demonstrated potential for research and teaching excellence
  • evidence of a commitment to the advanced study of literature, culture, and media
  • demonstrated advanced proficiency in German or one or more Scandinavian languages (ACTFL Advanced or CEF B2 or higher)
  • distinguished academic record, especially in courses related to Germanic Studies
  • scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) (not required for non-native speakers of English)

Statement of your professional goals (Statement #1)

Diversity statement (Statement #2) (OPTIONAL)

Three letters of recommendation

Transcripts

Writing sample: the paper should be no more than 25 pages and should reflect your scholarly/academic interests as well as the current level of your analytic knowledge in German or Scandinavian Studies

Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores

English language proficiency (TOEFL, etc.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    28344 USD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 28344 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    28344 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 28344 USD per year during 12 months.
  • In-State

    18720 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 18720 USD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Minneapolis

1130 - 2045 USD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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