Duke University

German Studies


2138 Campus Drive

Durham, NC 27708

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

German Studies

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This is an interdisciplinary graduate program whose structure encourages students to develop an individual program of study with competence in a literary period and a topic of advanced research developed in accordance with their interests. Students study with core faculty in the German department and with affiliated German Studies faculty drawn from a wide variety of departments and programs. Under the guidance of faculty whose teaching and research cover the full range of German cultural texts, graduate students study the various intellectual and historical genealogies that connect their chosen fields of study, such as literary history, political science, social history, religious studies, medieval and early modern studies, musicology, aesthetics, philosophy, or art history.


Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges

Facts & Figures

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive

Locale: Midsize City

Size & Settings: 10,000-19,999

Find Schools