MA in Applied Languages: German

The one-year Middlebury MA in Applied Languages provides unique opportunities for students who wish to acquire specific skills, knowledge, and experience applicable to an individual career path. Students will complete a hands-on internship combined with academic coursework in culture and German language teaching.

Specialization in Language Teaching

Summer in Vermont (6 week session)

  • Three courses in language and professional preparation

Fall semester in Germany

  • One culture and composition course
  • Three courses in teaching German as a foreign language (pedagogy)
  • One elective course in a related subject (literature, history, culture, etc.)

Spring semester in Germany

  • One internship for credit (teaching internship 18 hrs/week; 12 page applied research paper)
  • Two courses in teaching German as a foreign language (pedagogy)
  • One elective course in a related subject (literature, history, culture, etc.)

The German School

Sunderland Language Center
Middlebury College
802.443.5203

Mailing address
German School
14 Old Chapel Road
Middlebury College
Middlebury, VT  05753

Tina Ellison, Coordinator
germanschool@middlebury.edu