German Area Studies


Whether it's interning in London, studying in Spain or doing research in Germany, most Hobart and William Smith students will have had some kind of international learning experience before they graduate.

With some planning, German majors and minors can travel abroad and still graduate on time. While the Center for Global Education offers abroad programs on six continents, faculty from the German department sponsor a program in Tuebingen, Germany.

Tuebingen, Germany

Founded in 1477, Eberhard-Karls-Universit├Ąt of Tuebingen is a university of 20,000 students in a small, historic city of 85,000. For international students, in addition to courses on language, culture, and literature offered during the normal German semesters, Tuebingen offers intensive language courses year round for the continuing language-learner, as well as various special programs in the context of the university's international partner institutions. Tuebingen has a 900-year old history, and its old town runs along the picturesque Neckar River. Stuttgart, Munich, and Strasbourg (in France) are all nearby, as are other sites of cultural interest or natural beauty (including the Black Forest).



At HWS, students have the freedom to study at any of our Global Education destinations.

The featured abroad program is recommended by the German department based on content of the curricula.


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