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.



German honor society recognizes 2019 inductees
Eighteen new members were inducted into Elon's chapter of the Delta Phi Alpha German national honor society ion May 10.


Department of World Languages and Cultures faculty present at ACTFL in New Orleans

April Post, Pablo Celis-Castillo and Kristin Lange from the Department of World Languages and Cultures presented their research at the annual convention and expo of the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages.

Windham gives invited talk at Notre Dame on grammar and literacy

The title of the Oct. 10 talk by Scott Windham, associate professor of German in the Department of World Languages and Cultures, was “Why we (still) need grammar instruction but (still) need to do it better: Grammar instruction and literacy in the L2 classroom.”

Students of French, German and Spanish present at Undergraduate Conference on Languages and Cultures

Elon hosted students and faculty from Elon and regional universities at its third annual Undergraduate Conference on Languages and Cultures on Saturday, Sept. 22.

Top German Studies graduates recognized

Madeline “Maddy” Wetterhall ’18 and Mitchell Bergens ’18 were the recipients of this year’s Marsilius von Inghen Award for Excellence in German Studies.