Urban setting

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The University of Arizona / Department of German Studies is located in Tucson, AZ, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) German
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Transcultural German

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees 1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Oral exam
Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral exam, oral defense



Application Fee - Domestic
applications accepted?
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st December 1st No
Spring deadline October 1st June 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Minimum major GPA of 3.3, 3 letters of recommendation, audio sample, curriculum vitae
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships


Focus of faculty research: Literature, language, and foreign language pedagogy; computer-assisted text analysis
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 1512 East First Street, Room 301
Tucson, AZ  85721
United States
Contact Dr. Barbara Kosta
Department Head
Email: bkosta@email.arizona.edu
Phone: 520-621-1799
Fax: 520-626-8268