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Program overview
4 years
Language course
Scholarships available
English, German
Start dates
New York City
31 January 2022

New York City
31 January 2022

Program description

German

The German Studies Program encompasses the language, literature, culture, history, philosophy, art, and music of the German-speaking countries.

The cultural and historical expressions of German can best be understood by interdisciplinary study and by situating German, Austrian, and Swiss cultures within the larger European and global context.In pursuing work in German Studies, students are expected to take a range of courses in the program, focusing on literature, history, philosophy, and politics but also taking advantage of related courses in art history, music, theater and film.

Admission requirements

International Students:

REQUIRED MATERIALS:

  • Apply using the Common Application.
  • High School transcript (Include mid-year senior grades if available at the time you apply.)
  • School Report (Form is generally completed by a high school counselor and includes a school profile.)
  • Teacher recommendations (Two are required: We prefer that one recommendation come from an English or humanities instructor and one from a math or science instructor.)
  • TOEFL exam or IELTS exam or Duolingo English Test. All international applicants who speak a foreign language other than English as their primary language must submit a completed TOEFL exam or IELTS exam or Duolingo English Test.
  • Students who attend High Schools with full English instruction may request to be considered for a TOEFL/IELTS/Duolingo waiver, Subject: International Applicant - TOEFL/IELTS/Duolingo waiver

OPTIONAL MATERIALS:

  • In addition to the TOEFL or IELTS or Duolingo requirement, we recommend participating in the optional English Proficiency supplements with one of our two service partners: IntialView or Vericant.

For more information about admission requirements, please visit the institute website.


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Program content

Core Courses

100-Level

  • Beginning German Intensive plus Intensive Abroad in Berlin

300-Level

  • Grimms Marchen: Once Upon A Time; The Folktales of the Brothers Grimm
  • German through Film
  • Modern German Prose
  • German Theater Between Moral Institution and Participatory Happening
  • Poetry and Philosophy

200-Level

  • Accelerated Transitional German
  • Intermediate German

400-Level

  • German Expressionism
  • Exit Metaphysics-Enter Sauerkraut: Nineteenth-Century German Literature
  • The Experience of the Foreign in German Literature
  • Contemporary German Literature and Film
  • Kleist's Works
  • Correspondences: Figures of Writing

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the institute website for more information

Tuition fees

First-Year Students

  • Tuition: $57,498
  • Room and board: $16,760
  • Campus facilities fee: $0
  • Campus health services fee: $470
  • Security Deposit: $225

Returning Resident

  • Tuition: $57,498
  • Room and board: $16,760
  • Campus facilities fee: $0
  • Campus health services fee: $470
  • Security Deposit: $0

Returning Off-Campus

  • Tuition: $57,498
  • Room and board: $0
  • Campus facilities fee: $352
  • Campus health services fee: $470
  • Security Deposit: $0

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Bard College

Bard is a liberal arts college of 1900 undergraduates. Our largest campus is located 90 miles north of New York City and situated on the Hudson River near the Catskill Mountains. Bard also has a growing network of campuses and...


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Bard College

30 Campus Road
12504 Annandale-on-Hudson New York
United States of America

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