What will I learn?

Program Overview

The German studies program in the Department of German and Russian Studies emphasizes language fluency and cultural competency at all levels of study. The program offers innovative, student-centered courses that engage the role German culture plays in the history of ideas, in visual culture and in world literature.

Courses are taught in both English and German and connect fields of study such as history, philosophy, biology, engineering, music, psychology, cinema, art history and management.

After You Graduate

The German studies program offers students the opportunity to develop an individualized curriculum that explores the humanities and social sciences. Coursework can also be tailored to interests in engineering, computer science, management or the natural sciences.

Graduates find employment in fields such as research and teaching, marketing, finance and business, the legal profession, international relations, library science and information management. Students who graduate with this degree also pursue a myriad of graduate degrees including PhD, MBA, JD, MPA and MAT.

Which department am I in?

Harpur College of Arts and Sciences

Study options

Full Time (126 credit hours)

Tuition fees
US$24,660.00 per year
Application deadline

Expected March 2022

Start date

Expected August 2022


Harpur College of Arts and Sciences

Library North 2430,


New York,

13902, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have completed high school.

For international students

Students must have completed high school in a recognized institution.

Non-native English speakers must submit one test score demonstrating English proficiency. All test scores must be less than 2 years old.

TOEFL: 80-95

IELTS: 6.5-7.0

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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