Explore the richness of God’s kingdom

The German language and culture are yours to explore through Calvin’s German program.

Studying German at Calvin will build your knowledge of the language and offer you opportunities to be immersed in German culture. You will grow in your ability to speak and understand German while also learning to listen to and better understand our German neighbors. Through your studies you will get a glimpse of the richness of God’s kingdom, seeing His truth as displayed in Germanic contributions to areas like philosophy, music, linguistics, literature, psychology and theology.

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Explore German at Calvin
Majors and Minors

Majors and Minors
Choose from four academic options offered by the German Department at Calvin.

Engineering and German

Engineering and German
Learn how to combine majors in German and engineering to increase career options in global engineering.

Semester in Germany

Study Abroad
Spend a semester in Vienna, Austria, a January interim traveling Germany or a summer overseas through a work program or engineering internship.


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Quick Facts
  • 100%

    of 2013 German graduates that were employed or in graduate school within one year of completing a degree

  • 100%

    German majors who study abroad (2011-14).

  • 120

    Number of millions of people worldwide speak who German

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