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University of Michigan

Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

Ann Arbor, MI

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Overview

University of Michigan / Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures is located in Ann Arbor, MI.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) German
Master of Arts (AM) German
(Certificate) German studies

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Oral defense of dissertation, preliminary exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21
Applied
8
Accepted
3
Enrolled
38%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 10th Yes
Winter deadline January 10th January 10th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 560

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

19
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 5.26%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.26%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

16
Total faculty
Full-time - 13
Part-time - 3
Male (9)
Female (7)

Research

Focus of faculty research: German history, German literature, literary theory, film, political and social theory
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 812 East Washington Street
3110 Modern Languages Building
Ann Arbor, MI  48109
United States
Contact Prof. Andreas Gailus
Chair
Email: gailus@umich.edu
Phone: 734-764-8018
Fax: 734-763-6557