Exciting News! New interdisciplinary 'special major' through ITDS in German Cultural Studies starting fall 2013. Click here for more information.
Why Learn German? Watch: "German is for me!"
Another reason to study German! Learn about Germany's leading role in providing new business practices tied to innovative green technology. Listen to Jeremy Rifkin talking to Charlie Rose (PBS, 1/6/12) on "The Third Industrial Revolution."
Check out this video of the 2011 German Immersion Day presented by the American Association of Teachers of German. It features some of the fun events that our NorCal Chapter offers to German learners in the community!
Study German, and enrich your academic and career opportunities! Learning German and gaining valuable insights into the history and culture of the German-speaking countries will make you competitive in our increasingly global world! Check out the student testimonials by some of our graduates who profited from their study of German at SSU.
What do we offer at SSU? You can choose between the special major in German Cultural Studies or a German minor. Or you may simply add two semesters of language study to boost your graduate school or job applications! In any case, it is a very smart idea to study German. Being able to communicate in German and having a solid foundation in German history and culture enhances the study of other fields, such as history, political science, global studies, music, art history, philosophy, psychology, sociology, and other disciplines. For more reasons to study German see the "Why Study German"page.
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B1-German Proficiency Examination
The internationally recognized Goethe-Zertifikat B1 certificate exam is offered each spring at Sonoma State University. The certificate is respected as proof of competency in German all over the world for employment and Study Abroad. Click here to learn more