The recent Chronicle of Higher Education placement of UConn’s German Studies program as the top #4 in the nation has prompted UConn Today to investigate more deeply what makes our program shine:
What is the program’s secret to success? Dedicated faculty, graduate assistants and students testify to an innovative mix of internationally recognized scholarship, intercultural teaching, interdisciplinary program development and education and internships abroad, supporting 5-year-long dual degrees. Beyond strong on-campus relationships with units such as the Human Rights Institute or schools such as Education or Fine Arts, the program has gone global for decades by sending UConn students to Connecticut’s German partner state, Baden-Wuerttemberg.
For more, please consult the entire article, published May 1, 2020. We thank Global Affairs for their support to share this story and to let our students speak!