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German and Russian Studies

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Welcome to the Department of German and Russian Studies. Our curricula emphasize the rich traditions of our disciplines while embracing transdisciplinary modes of inquiry in the humanities, social sciences and related fields. We prepare students for the global workforce while nurturing their interests in language, literature and culture.

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Why study German or Russian?

  • You can become multilingual.
  • You internationalize your perspective.
  • You can attain advanced proficiency in six semesters.
  • You can study abroad.
  • With relatively small class sizes, you get the chance to study with faculty who know you.
  • The intellectual challenge of our courses contributes to your personal growth and professional opportunities.
  • By learning another language, you become a better thinker, reader, and writer in your first language as well.

Last Updated: 1/8/21