Now accepting applications for the Spring 2019 semester

  • Paid assistantships available with tuition waivers

  • Dual degree option with Foreign Language Education and Teaching Certificate.

Graduate School Admission Requirements

Application for admission to the graduate school should be filed online. Contact the Graduate School for additional information on requirements and links to the online application form or downloadable printed forms.

Students from American Colleges and Universities

  • B.A., with minimum Grade Point Average of 3.0.
  • Current  Graduate Record Examination (GRE) with minimum combined score of 280 (verbal and quantitative).
  • For GRE testing prior to August 2011, minimum combined score of 800.
  • Official college transcripts.

Students from German-Speaking Countries

  • Fulfillment of Grundstudium or completion of Zwischenprüfung plus two (2) semesters (not necessarily in Germanistik).
  • Current Graduate Record Examination (GRE) with minimum combined score of 280 (verbal and quantitative).
  • For GRE testing prior to August 2011, minimum combined score of 800.
  • Official list of all university courses taken, with an official/certified translation of the names and courses.
  • Photocopies of Scheine.
  • Test Of English As A Foreign Language (TOEFL) with an overall minimum score of 80 with at least 20 on speaking and writing.

Consult with the Akademisches Auslandsamt for proper procedure for taking GRE and TOEFL.

Credentials of students from other countries will be evaluated for their equivalency.

Departmental Admission, Teaching Assistantships, Fees and other Financial Awards

Grad SocialThe departmental application consists of the completed form, three letters of recommendation, official transcripts, a typed statement of purpose, an oral interview, and a writing sample of formal written German. Candidates for a teaching assistantship should also apply directly to the department when they apply for admission to the Graduate School; i.e., two separate applications must be sent, one to the Graduate School and the T.A. application and material to the department. Acceptance by the one is ordinarily contingent upon acceptance by the other. The stipend for teaching assistantships is currently  $13,589. A limited number of Max Kade Fellowships, awarded on a competitive basis, may be offered to especially well-qualified students.

Tuition and Fees

Teaching assistants receive a waiver of tuition and pay student fees of approximately $1,123, which can be deducted from monthly stipend.

 

 

 Application for the following should be made through the department:

Application for Graduate Teaching Assistantship: You may print this application and mail to the address at the bottom of the form.

For more information, or for questions regarding specific requirements, please contact Graduate Coordinator, Dr. Joshua Bousquette at (706) 542-2457 or bousquet@uga.edu