Discover the German language

Mercer University’s German program invites you to discover the German culture by diving deep into its language. Our student-centered classes will take you on a journey through the language as well as to Germany. The German program thrives with small professor-to-student ratios, offering personalized and individual attention. You’ll grow exponentially as a student and global citizen as you learn to read, write, speak, and think in German. From reciting your first German phrase to acing your final exam, you will learn everything you need to know about the German language. As a German major, you will gain:

  • A deep understanding of German grammar
  • An exploration of German literature
  • The ability to think critically and within German context
  • The ability to appreciate how different cultures operate and be able to contribute to its growth upon learning its language

Designed for motivated students

When you choose to major or minor in German, you will be among the most driven, motivated students at Mercer University. Your determination to learn this complex language will propel you through your courses and ignite a passion within yourself to learn more about the German culture. The German program was specifically created to complement another major of your choosing. With the mastery of a second language, you will be a highly sought-after professional upon graduation.

Learn more about our German major

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Meet Our Professors

Our expert faculty and staff will prepare you to be fluent in German language and culture.