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Senior Freshman & Junior Sophister Year

The second year programme in Joint Honors German combines core elements with a range of optional Seminars which allow students to develop their own special fields of interest within Germanic studies. The same applies to the third year.

However, either second year or (more common in) the third year may be spent abroad (see below). Thus, the second year language programme aims particularly to prepare students for study abroad during the third year. To that end students write more extensive pieces of German, hear lectures in German and develop their reading skills. Nearly all second and third year classes are conducted in German.

Core element SF:
Language course with a focus on the German university system and ‘Fachsprache’
Lecture course on cultural history of the German speaking countries
"German Literary History I” - lecture course on early German Literary History

Core elements JS:
Language courses with a focus on a variety of text types & comprehension
"German Literary History II” - lecture course on 19th and 20th German Literary History