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Germanic Languages and Literatures

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Welcome to Germanic Languages & Literatures

Graduate and undergraduate students will be guided by faculty with deep methodic training and experience in German and Comparative Literature, History, Political Science, Film Studies, Linguistics, Sociology, Philosophy, Business, and Music. Many of our faculty have joint appointments in corresponding departments—they are interdisciplinarians.

Our courses are wide-ranging, challenging, and just plain fun! Descriptions of each language program are available through the links below.

Academic Programs & Resources

Be a Victor

We strive to support our students and faculty on the frontlines of learning and research; to steward our planet, our community, our campus. To do this, the Department of Germanic Languages & Literatures needs you—because the world needs Victors.

Introducing the Michigan Humanities Collaboratory