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Northwestern and Germany

Northwestern and Germany

Northwestern University offers its students and faculty highly innovative educational and research opportunities in Germany. Our programs and partnerships in Germany serve our university community across all levels—undergraduate, graduate, and faculty—and scholarly fields, from engineering to the humanities.


Partner InstitutionPartner Type & Sponsor
Bucerius Law School
Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin
Humboldt Universität
Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies, Cologne
Technische Universität München
University of Cologne
Universität Hamburg
  • Cooperative Agreement > Office of International Relations
University of Münster
  • Visiting Scholar Program > International Institute for Nanotechnology
  • Faculty Exchange > Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
  • Graduate Student Exchange > Weinberg College of Arts and Sciences
WHU - Otto Beisheim School of Management

Units and Groups

The Department of German

Weinberg College’s Department of German offers an exciting curriculum for studying German language, culture, literature, history, and thought. Exceptional faculty members make every effort to understand students' individual needs and teach classes that approach learning from a variety of angles, including extracurricular activities on and off campus.
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German Undergraduate Advisory Board (GUAB)

The German Undergraduate Advisory Board (GUAB) is comprised of a group of undergraduate students intent on fostering a sense of community among all students, majors and non-majors, interested in learning about German language, literature, culture, history, and politics. By organizing casual, student-run events and creating opportunities for students to be involved, the GUAB hopes to enrich the process of learning about all things German.
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Northwestern alumni are based in Germany.

The Kellogg Alumni Club of Germany offers social and networking opportunities to keep alumni connected to Northwestern and fellow alumni in Germany. Other ways to get and stay connected can be found here.

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This page features data and information from the 2022-2023 academic year and gets updated annually. The last update was made in October 2023. For questions or comments about the information listed here, please contact Janka Pieper, Senior Director of Communications and Intercultural Learning.