Explanation of German course structures

Different Types of University Courses

Normally taught in one two-hour session per week, the Hauptseminar is the typical seminar for graduate students in Germany. Depending on the topics, in-class discussion, oral reports and short lectures might characterize the sessions. Student numbers vary between 15 to 60 students per class.

Welcome to the School in Germany

Former students:

Melanie Lutz, University of Pittsburgh, German: melanielutz51@yahoo.de