German Research & Graduate School Opportunities

The University of Minnesota, Morris has an active, vibrant, and supportive tradition of independent student research. Students in the German Studies Discipline who wish to engage in projects of interest, or work with faculty on projects, are encouraged to do so and can present their work on campus. There are also opportunities to present papers at conferences—local, regional, and beyond.

One of the best opportunities in German Studies is to travel to a German-speaking nation. Students interested in a foreign study experience may spend a semester or a full year in

  • Berlin (Humboldt University), 
  • Vienna (Center for Central European Studies), 
  • Freiburg (University of Freiburg) through the Institute of European Studies. 

Language prerequisites vary for each program. Internships are available at all of them. 

  • Through the Learning Abroad Center, students may also participate in bilateral exchanges to Austria and Karl Franzens University in Graz and with the University of Salzburg.


Financial support for student research is available through many venues. University funding opportunities are consolidated by the Academic Center for Enrichment (ACE). Opportunities include: