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.



Karaoke Night! - April 24

Join the German Club in their Karaoke Night with German songs! (99 Luftballons, Major Tom, Rammstein, etc.). Snacks provided. April 24, 6:30 p.m., in Carlton Commons.

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Delta Phi Alpha Initiation, May 10

Join Elon's German program when they induct the newest members to Delta Phi Alpha, the national German Honor Society. We'll also say goodbye to our graduating seniors, safe travels to our study abroad students, and welcome to our new majors and minors. 4pm, Carlton Commons

Kaffeeklatsch at the Oak House, May 1

Do you speak German? Join us at Oak House, May 1 at 4 p.m. Wir laden Sie herzlich zum Kaffeeklatsch ein. Alle deutschsprechenden Studenten/Faculty/Staff sind willkommen.

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.”