German Studies

Coursework

Information about course from beginning to advanced and the placement test for german.

GRMN 0100- GRMN 0400
Beginning and intermediate courses where students learn to read, write and converse in German.
GRMN 0110
Intensive Beginning German allows the student to complete beginning German in one semester.
GRMN 0400
After successfully completing GRMN 0400, students may elect coursework depending upon their interests.
GRMN 0500 and GRMN 0600
are designed to integrate further intensive work on language skills with semester-long introductions to aspects of German culture. There is no required sequencing among courses beginning with GRMN 0500. Students must complete GRMN 0500 or get permission from the instructor to proceed to any course above that which is taught in German. Naturally, courses taught in English are open to all.
GRMN 0600+
Courses above GRMN 0600 are taught in German or in English and are designed to allow students to pursue specialized interests such as literature, film, media theory, theater studies, aesthetics, philosophy, etc. These courses are mostly discussion-oriented, and students are encouraged to engage critically with both primary and secondary texts.

Concentration Advisor

Consult the concentration advisor Kristina_Mendicino@brown.edu, for advice about which courses are most appropriate for you.

Additional Information

The Department of German Studies offers a set of courses that covers the range from beginning language instruction to graduate seminars. Explore Undergraduate and Graduate course listing for Spring 2022.
The Concentration in German Studies offers students an interdisciplinary approach to German culture in a wide variety of areas.