Some of the world’s biggest discoveries and most enduring creative works were born in Germany. Pulitzer Prizes in medicine, physics, and chemistry. Award-winning literature, film, and music. As a German studies major at Wheaton, you’ll explore this country’s rich history, learn why it’s still a driving force in today’s global economy, and even immerse yourself in a medieval Bavarian town with the Wheaton-in-Germany program. This cultural competence will add value to any organization with an international footprint. Combined with a second major, such as international relations or business, and you’ll find yourself with a host of career options.
- German Studies Major Major
90% of German and German Studies majors from the past five years have found employment, attended graduate school or achieved a fellowship or service opportunity within six months of graduation *
Sample First Jobs
Operations Coordinator, WorldStrides
Project Planner, Price Intelligently
Teacher, Council on International Educational Exchange
Sample Graduate Schools
University College London
*outcomes data is based on a knowledge rate of 73% for the classes of 2014-2018
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Senior wins Fulbright scholarship to teach in Germany
Chloe Van Dyne ’22 loves a classroom environment that lends itself to community building and personal growth. This fall, she will create a positive experience for student learners as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant in the Sachsen-Anhalt region of Germany.
Celebration of culture
The beloved International Bazaar and Fashion Show enjoyed a triumphant return on Friday, April 1, after a three-year pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Center for Global Education event celebrates campus diversity with interactive activities, performances and cuisine from different regions of the world.