German and Russian Department

The Department of German and Russian offers a major and a minor in German and a minor in Russian studies. Our German program consists of a vibrant mix of literature, language and culture studies, and our Russian Area Studies program is an exciting interdisciplinary program encompassing several fields of study here at Washington and Lee.

We offer many enriching cultural opportunities while in Lexington and more still when students study abroad in our programs in Bayreuth and Berlin. Our department also provides vital scholarship support for prestigious programs like Fulbright research or teaching assistantship program, as well as the opportunity to compete for career enhancing business internship programs in commerce and laboratory internships the sciences. Recent graduates are enjoying exciting and varied careers in areas such as publications, industry, law, international banking, and teaching.

Announcements

Sommer Ireland '15

Sommer Ireland '15 has been selected by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) to serve as a Young Ambassador for study in Germany for the 2014/15 academic year.

Lorraine Simonis '14

a German Major, will be attending University of Virginia Law School where she was awarded a prestigious Dean's Scholarship

News

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Two 2014 Graduates Commissioned as U.S. Army Officers

Two Washington and Lee University graduates capped their Commencement day by being commissioned as second lieutenants in the U.S. Army. John Bruch of Baltimore, Md., and Christina Lowry of Lexington,...