What Can W&L's German Department Offer You?
Experience in Germany:
• Two spring term abroad programs: (1) "Bayrische Studienwochen" (Bavarian Study Weeks) and (2) The planned "Layered Berlin" program are total immersion academic programs directed by W&L faculty.
• A semester-long program with the University of Bayreuth in the spring/summer semester (April - July) or with another university's study abroad program-such as Bonn, Vienna, Munich, and Berlin-and have the credits transferred to W&L.
• Internships with German companies through the AmCham US-German Internship Program our alumni, and other organizations supported by the Woolley Fellowships and Johnson Opportunity Grants.
A Rich Academic Experience:
• A capstone project, completed by writing a thesis or by conducting an independent research project to earn the "Honors" distinction.
• Participation in the annual production of a full-length play in German in the Lenfest Center for the Performing Arts.
• Membership in the Delta Phi Alpha, the National German Honorary Society (Deutsche Ehrenverbindung).
• The W&L German Club organizes social and intellectual activities within a German cultural context--from excursions to the Edelweiss restaurant and Frontier Cultural Museum to Kaffeeklatsch in the Lexington Coffee Shop.
• Buford Stephenson's Scholarship for a German student who has shown exemplary performance in the classroom and eligible for financial aid.
• Stadler-Bullard Prize, James Wood Prize, and Jim Stump Prize for outstanding students in the first, second, and third years.
• Craig Hinkel Prize for a student who excels in both German and English.
• R.E. Lee Summer Scholarships to conduct research with faculty.
• Johnson Opportunity Grants for international internships or conferences
• Erik T. Woolley Fellowships for international internships
• The Allen Schanck Roberts '85 Scholarship for summer study or an internship abroad.
• Global Stewardship International Internship Grants for international summer internships.
Support for External Scholarships:
• Fulbright Scholarships and Teaching Assistant Scholarships in Germany and Austria
• German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Research Internships in Science in Engineering (RISE)
• Congress-Bundestag Scholarship Program
• German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Summer Scholarships
For more information, contact Professor Paul Youngman by email or phone (540-458-8828)