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In DePaul’s German program, you will study German language, literature and culture. With more than 100 million speakers worldwide, German is also the most widely spoken first language in the European Union. Having the ability to communicate in German will provide you with career opportunities around the world.



As a German major, you will take courses in:

  • Cinema
  • Culture
  • History
  • Language
  • Literature
  • Poetry
  • Translation
You are encouraged to participate in DePaul’s Study Abroad program in Bonn, Germany, in order to grow linguistically and expand your cultural understanding of German-speaking societies.

If you are interested in pursuing a career in education, the College of Education offers a degree in World Language Education, which allows you to concentrate in German. You will be certified to teach kindergarten through 12th grade. 

Chicago is a culturally diverse city, providing many opportunities to attend German lectures and festivals, dine out at German restaurants and watch German films.

Internship Possibilities


What can you do with this degree?

  • Immigration services
  • International business
  • International​ relations
  • Nonprofit work
  • Post-graduate study
  • Translation and interpretation
  • Travel services