German


The German Program offers a varied curriculum that provides its students with a comprehensive instruction in German language, culture, history, film, literature, as well as Business German. All courses are designed to expose students to a wide range of authentic material, giving learners the opportunity to receive a thorough understanding and knowledge of past and present-day life in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland. All courses are taught in the German language, enabling students to acquire a high level of linguistic competency.

10 Reasons for Learning German:

  1. German is spoken by a quarter of all Europeans, making it the most commonly spoken language in the EU. 38% of all European citizens say that they can converse in German.
  2. Germany is the world's largest exporter.
  3. 18% of the world's books are published in German.
  4. Germany is home to numerous international corporations.
  5. German is no harder to learn to speak and write than other language.
  6. It is the most commonly used language on the internet after English.
  7. German is the second-most commonly used scientific language.
  8. German is the language of Goethe, Nietzsche and Kafka, as well as composers such as Mozart, Bach and Beethoven.
  9. Speaking and understanding German will deepen your knowledge of the culture and improve your career opportunities.
  10. Learning German provides deeper insights into a region that plays a vital role in central Europe's intellectual and economic life and in its cultural history.