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Washington University in St. Louis

Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures

St. Louis, MO

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Overview

Washington University in St. Louis / Department of Germanic Languages and Literatures is located in St. Louis, MO, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 3
Doctoral Degrees 6

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
15
Accepted
8
Enrolled
75%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th Not reported No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Sample of written work

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15

Student Body

23
Total Graduate Students
Not Reported
International Breakout (representing other countries)
100%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 4.35%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian Not Reported
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.35%

Gender

Male (21%)
Female (78%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: German literature and culture from the Middle Ages through the 21st century; intellectual history; film and media studies; gender studies; Holocaust studies; history of the book; digital humanities
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO  63130-4899
United States
Contact Dr. Matt Erlin
Chair
Phone: 314-935-4276

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