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German Studies, Bachelor

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
Claremont, CA, United States
Achieve fluency in German language, literature and culture—spanning disciplines in the humanities and social sciences and through firsthand experience studying abroad with this German Studies program at Pomona College.
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Overview

Achieve fluency in German language, literature and culture—spanning disciplines in the humanities and social sciences and through firsthand experience studying abroad.

As a German Studies major or minor at Pomona College, you will become fluent in German language, literature and culture.

Learning outcomes

You will study across disciplines, learning about German history, literature, fine arts, music, cinema, international relations and architecture. Expand your studies through associated humanities and social sciences courses.

Become well-versed in everything from philosophers Nietzsche and Marx and the writings of Rilke and Kafka to WWII and the Holocaust and European Union issues.

Students are encouraged to study abroad and live in Oldenborg Center for one year. Many receive Fulbright grants or other prestigious international opportunities after graduation.

The program is coordinated with the Scripps German department and has joint activities with the Pomona Russian program.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses included:
  • Elementary German 1
  • Intensive Introduction to German Language and Culture
  • German Conversation, Intermediate
  • German Conversation, Advanced
  • Intermediate German
  • Advanced German

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    100

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:

    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

General Requirements

  • Official high school transcript(s)
  • School Report and Counselor Recommendation
  • Mid-Year Report
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • One-time, non-refundable application fee of $70 or fee waiver
  • Test scores for international applicants
  • Standardized test scores

Tuition Fee

  • International

    56284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56284 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    56284 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 56284 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for Claremont

  • 1100 - 1600 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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