German Undergraduate Programs

The Department of Languages, Literatures, and Cultures - German Studies offers a variety of major and minor options to meet the different needs and qualifications of students. While students will be exposed to a broad array of courses that cover the history of German literary and cultural life, special emphasis will also be placed on such fields as film studies, media studies, print culture studies, critical theory, translation theory and the history of lyric form.

Program Information

(Students should consult the eCalendar for complete information on program requirements, as well as the course schedule for availability.)

Subject to approval by the Department, courses offered with LLCU course codes may count toward fulfilling program requirements.

Minor Concentration in German Language (18 credits)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration German Language (18 Credits)

Minor Concentration in German Studies (18 credits)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Minor Concentration German Studies (18 Credits)

Major Concentration in German Studies (36 credits)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Major Concentration German Studies (36 Credits)

Honors in German Studies

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Honours German Studies (60 Credits)

Joint Honours Program-German Studies Component (36 credits)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Joint Honours Component German Studies (36 Credits)

Additional Information

German Language Courses

Additional information regarding language course registration will be added soon.


Study and Work in Germany

Useful links:

Audit Sheets

Audit sheets will be updated here soon.

Program Advisors

Director of Undergraduate Studies/Undergraduate Advisor

Prof. Tove Holmes
680 Sherbrooke West, Room 473
Montreal, QC  H3A 2M7
tove.holmes [at]

Office hours:

Director of Language Programs/Language Advisor

Dr. Sun-Young Kim
680 Sherbrooke West, Room 475
Montreal, QC  H3A 2M7
sun-young.kim2 [at]

Office hours: M 10:30-11:30 a.m.; Th. 4:00-5:00 p.m.; or by appointment

Student Association

The GSA, the German Studies Association at McGill represents students enrolled in major, minor, honours and joint-honours undergraduate degrees and programs in the German Studies Programs at McGill University. Throughout the year, they organize different events and activities to promote exchanges among students of the Programs, opportunities related to Germany, and networking among students and professors. You can learn more about GSA and their activities in link to GSA Facebookor by email: gsamcgill [at]

GSA is also responsiblefor the edition of Vielfalt, an undergraduate journal showcasing undergraduate work related to German Studies at McGill University. Read the latest editions of Vielfalt.

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