German Studies

German Studies Degree Overview

Lehigh’s undergraduate major and minor in German Studies offers an education in reading, writing and conversing in the language with the largest number of native speakers in the European Union.

German is the second most commonly used scientific language in the world and the language of Einstein, Freud, Kafka, and Mozart. Germany has the third strongest economy and is the world’s largest export nation. Knowing German creates business opportunities and provides deeper insights into a region that plays a vital role in central Europe’s intellectual, cultural and economic life.

German Studies Careers

Lehigh alumni with a degree in German work as teachers, as translators, and in all parts of the business world.

German Studies Degree Contact

Constance Cook, chair: | (610) 758-4490
Emmy Simpson, coordinator: | (610) 758-3090

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