Students in Elon’s German program are achieving remarkable things. Internships and careers with Bosch, Adidas, the German Stock Exchange (DAX), Westdeutscher Rundfunk, and MODOMOTO. Journalism fellowships in Berlin. Graduate school admissions in History, German, and International Studies. Participation in the Congress-Bundestag exchange program. Our mission is to help you leverage German to achieve your academic and career goals.
Our faculty have been recognized for excellence in teaching and are actively committed to a dynamic, engaging curriculum and a rigorous, intellectually rewarding classroom experience.
Our Business German track features internships with German companies, a prestigious certificate offered by the German chamber of commerce, a speaker series with top business German professionals, and the option to participate in the Business Dual-Degree Program.
We offer a minor in German Studies and two options for a major: a degree in International Studies with a concentration in German Studies, and an independent major in German Studies.
A member of the Class of 2016, Alyssa Romano started medical school this summer in Tübingen, Germany.
In the most recent issue of Teaching German, the associate professor of German provides evidence that serious, sustained cultural study in beginning and intermediate language courses increases student engagement, enrollment persistence and students’ perceptions of the importance of language proficiency.
Kailyn Schmidt, a 2016 Strategic Communications graduate, has been spending the 2016-17 academic year studying, living, and working in Germany as part of the Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals.
Windham will work on turning SOTL research into classroom practice around teaching literacy, resulting in work that will be relevant to multiple languages.
The four-year program now includes partnerships with schools in Spain and Italy.