Department of German Dietrich School of Arts and Sciences University of Pittsburgh

Degrees & Award

Programs Offered:
Offers German (MA, Phd).
Degree Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, One Foreign Language, Comprehensive Exam (For Some Programs), Thesis; For Doctorate, One Foreign Language, Comprehensive Exam, Thesis/Dissertation.
Degree Program Information:
Part-Time Programs Available.


Entrance Requirements:
For Master&Apos;S, Bachelor&Apos;S Degree In German, Minimum GPA Of 3.0 Or Equivalent; For Doctorate, MA. Additional Exam Requirements/Recommendations For International Students: Recommended&Mdash;TOEFL (Minimum Score 550 Paper-Based; 80 Ibt), IELTS (Minimum Score 6.5).
Application Deadline:
For Spring Admission, 1/2 Priority Date For Domestic Students, 1/2 For International Students.
Application Fee:
Student Statistics:
Average Age 30. 6 Applicants, 67% Accepted, 3 Enrolled.

Student Body

Student Population:
10 Full-Time (8 Women), 1 (Woman) Part-Time; Includes 1 Hispanic American.


6 Full-Time (3 Women).

Financial Aid

Financial Aid:
In 2012&Ndash;13, 9 Students Received Support, Including 2 Fellowships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $19,658 Per Year), 7 Teaching Assistantships With Full Tuition Reimbursements Available (Averaging $16,580 Per Year); Scholarships/Grants, Health Care Benefits, And Tuition Waivers Also Available. Financial Award Application Deadline: 1/15.

Location & Contact

Contact Info
Dr. John B. Lyon
1409 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-624-5839
Fax: 412-624-6318

Contact Info
Dr. Randall Halle
Director of Graduate Studies
1409 Cathedral of Learning, 4200 Fifth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-648-2614
Fax: 412-624-6318

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