M.A. Program


Overview of Graduate Studies in German Studies

Graduate courses in German Studies

Major areas of concentration:

  • German Literature
  • German Studies

Areas of expertise represented by German Studies faculty.

Potential areas of special interest:

  • German Literature and Media Studies (including Film or Digital Humanities)
  • German Literature and Human Rights
  • Applied Linguistics/DaF/Intercultural Competence
  • and more …

Within each major area a candidate may opt for Plan A (normally 8 courses plus thesis plus oral exam) or Plan B (normally 8 courses plus written and oral comprehensive exams). The time required to complete an MA varies from two to four semesters.

Application: Graduate Admissions

Contact:  Prof. Katharina von Hammerstein: von.hammerstein@uconn.edu