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.



Elon expands business dual-degree program

The four-year program now includes partnerships with schools in Spain and Italy.

Katharine Fredricksen '15 teaching English in Austria 

Katharine Fredricksen '15 is spending the 2015-16 academic year teaching English in Austria on a program funded by the Austrian federal government. 


Elon students earn high marks on Business German exam

Two Elon students recently earned high marks on the Prüfung Wirtschaftsdeutsch, an internationally-recognized Business German exam.

Two students win competitive science research internships in Germany

Ben Kaiser '16 and Alyssa Romano '16 will conduct science research at German universities this summer.

Elon student awarded Holocaust Studies scholarship

Kelly Swaim ’17, recipient of the Miriam and Abe Brenner Holocaust Education Scholarship, traveled to Europe during Winter Term 2015 as part of Elon’s "Holocaust Journey" study abroad course.