The DAAD University Summer Course Grant
provides funding to attend a broad range of 3- to 4-week summer language courses at German universities which focus mainly on German language and literary, cultural, political and economic aspects of modern and contemporary Germany.
And German never means only Germany! Check out the Study in Austria website
for an array of grant opportunities.
Honors in German
An honors project allows students to build on their knowledge to pursue independent research on a topic of their interest in close consultation with one or several faculty members.
Recent thesis topics:
- Reading Thomas Mann's Buddenbrooks
with Max Weber: Family Ties and Artistic Autonomy in North European Capitalism
- Lyric in the GDR: The Role of Ambiguity in Multimedial Poetic Communication
- The Influence of Maxim Biller and Ruth Klüger on Contemporary German-Jewish Discourse
- Wittgenstein and Hofmannsthal: An Investigation into the Limits of Language More details on honors in German