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Why German at Valpo?

As a Valpo student of German, you’ll gain intercultural experience and strong language skills while pursuing the career you want. Your German major or minor pairs easily with nearly all majors on campus. Special Valpo programs combine German with engineering, business, teaching licensure, international economics, global service, and music. Courses in our award-winning program build your knowledge of German language, culture, media, professional life, and film.

Live with a native speaker in our German House and Cultural Center, where you’ll take courses and enjoy extracurricular programming and a German library. Choose among three study abroad locations in Germany. As a German major or minor, special scholarships for these opportunities are added to your existing financial aid.

German Highlights

Study Abroad

Study with a hands-on experience in Germany.


Valpo’s German program offers generous scholarships.

Diverse Opportunities

Join our alumni in careers in engineering, other STEM fields, public service, business, education, clergy, travel, and research.

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Living Abroad in Another Language
“Going abroad to Germany opened my heart to a bunch of different possibilities, specifically at the very beginning of my experience in Germany where I didn’t know anyone. I only knew one girl, a previous Valpo student, but I also knew I wanted to grow in my faith…
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