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German Minor

Valuable Complement to Any Major
  • 9

    UNC-Baden Württemberg Exchange Program Places Students at Nine Universities in Southwest Germany, Including Heidelberg, Göttingen & Mannheim

  • 6

    Participants in the Intensive German Language Summer Program Earn 6 Hours Toward the Minor

  • 5th

    UNCW is 5th Among Peer Institutions in Number of Students Studying Abroad

German minors work in:

Knowing German is valuable in the global marketplace.

German minors work in domestic and international government organizations in a variety of roles.

German minors have careers as teachers and professors in the U.S. and abroad.

German speakers have careers as researchers and scientists in fields such as pharmaceuticals and medicine.

The program develops strong writing and communication skills.

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Learn To

Comprehend spoken German

Speak German effectively

Read and comprehend various genres of German writing such as personal and business correspondence, newspaper articles, film reviews and literary texts

Write well in German: correspondence, summaries, narratives, descriptions and analytical essays

Demonstrate cultural competency related to German and the German-speaking world

One would be hard-pressed to find a faculty more devoted to the engagement and learning of their students. My time learning German at UNCW has had a profound effect on my education and on me as a person.
Max D’Ercole, ’22
German Minor Program Overview

Supplement Your Major with German Studies