Judd A. and Marjorie Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences • Northwestern University

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Incoming Freshmen Class of 2018
We extend a special welcome to the incoming freshmen class of 2018! Please start your search with the First-Year Focus or consult the Yearly Schedule for German to plan your academic year.

Not yet sure about signing up for German classes?
Consult our Spring Schedule and yearly overview.

The IPD Summer in Berlin Program, a unique 9-week program, introduces students to contemporary German and European affairs, with a particular focus on the city of Berlin, its history, culture, politics, economics, and music. The program consists of language instruction and culture courses and is divided into two sessions. It is geared primarily but not exclusively toward students who either have no background in the German language or have completed the German Department’s first-year or second-year sequence. Organized excursions will take students to major historical and cultural sites in Berlin and other cities.

Please apply to the program here: IPD Summer in Berlin Program.
For financial aid through the German Department, please apply here for the Max Kade Scholarship administered by the German Department.

Remembering Professor Volker Dürr.
Professor Volker Dürr, a professor of German, who taught at Northwestern from 1973 until his retirement in 2008, died on May 11th of this year in his hometown of Rockenhausen, Germany. Read more ...

Alumni and Friends! Wherever you are ...
We would like to keep in touch with you and let you know what is happening in the German department. Please send us your contact information and let us know how you are doing. We are also asking alumni and friends of our department to contribute to the Scholarship for Study Abroad fund. We hope you will consider a gift.

"Wer fremde Sprachen nicht kennt, weiß nichts von seiner eigenen."
Those who know nothing of foreign languages, know nothing of their own.
Johann Wolfgang Goethe, Maximen und Reflexionen


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