About the Program

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Students gain advanced knowledge of German literature, from the Middle Ages to the present, as well as linguistics and the theoretical and historical problems pertaining to German literature and thought. Students graduate with the qualitative and quantitative skills necessary for professional research and teaching in German.

Degree Type
Departmentally-Based Graduate Program
Degrees Offered
M.A. Plan I
M.A. Plan II
Ph.D. Plan B
Lead Dean

College of Letters and Science

Admissions and Fellowship Information

Admission Deadlines
Priority: Jan 15, 2023
General: Apr 1, 2023
Space Available: May 1, 2023
Internal Fellowship Deadlines
Prospective Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2023
Continuing Student Fellowship: Jan 15, 2023

Program Contact Information

Primary Program Contacts

Graduate Program Coordinator

Program Coordinator
Maria Ruby
(530) 752-2239 |

Graduate Program Chair

Graduate Program Chair
Jaimey Fisher
(530) 752-4999 |

Department Chair
Jenny Kaminer

Additional Contacts

Program Contacts

Advisor: Admissions and Primary Contact
Jaimey Fisher
German & Russian
(530) 752-4999 |

Graduate Studies Contacts

Internal Fellowship Analyst
Heidi West
(530) 754-9473 |

External Fellowship Analyst
Yvette Garcia