Sewanee: The University of the South


  • Students can immerse themselves in the language by living in the German House with a head resident from Germany.
  • Every summer, Sewanee hosts a 2-week program for students and professors called Sommer in Sewanee.
  • Sewanee students can participate in the Summer in Berlin program where students spend their mornings in intensive language classes and their afternoons going on excursions and taking classes relating to German culture.
  • Sewanee offers many opportunities for internships, scholarships, and study abroad.
  • Students can spend a semester or a full academic year at the University of Bamberg in the historic city of Bamberg, Germany.
  • Sewanee is host to the Conference on Berlin and Modernism 1900-1945, a multi-disciplinary forum exploring the many artistic forms that turned Berlin into a vibrant center of modernism after 1900.
  • View a thorough compilation of works of German Literature arranged by author, time period, title of work.
  • There are many useful links to various German literature and news sites.
  • All students should have read the selections from the Reading List before taking their comprehensive exams.
  • Tutoring in German is free and available to all students of German in the Language Resource Center. Check the schedule.
  • If you are interested in pursuing German on your own, MIT offers a free online course in German language and culture.
Sewanee: The University of the South