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International Language and Culture Studies Programs

Be a better global citizen.

Programs in international language and culture studies teach you about languages and cultures, of course, but you’ll be amazed at how much else you learn and how much your worldview will expand.

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German Minor

As the native language of the founder of experimental psychology Wilhelm Wundt, world-renowned playwright Bertolt Brecht, engineers like Gottlieb Daimler and Karl Benz, and even former Chancellor Angela Merkel, German has contributed to nearly every discipline you might choose. By studying German language and cultures, you’ll be advancing career success in a wide variety of fields, particularly those that require cultural sensitivity and awareness.

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Program Highlights

  • The development of intercultural competence and global awareness
  • An enhanced understanding of listening, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Support from the Mastodon community
  • A prestigious Purdue education



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For more information about all the scholarships available at Purdue Fort Wayne—including opportunities for specific programs—you can visit the Office of Financial Aid or contact us at [email protected].

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Requirements and Curriculum Overview

Our comprehensive curriculum and diverse requirements will challenge you to go further than you ever imagined. Check out what you can expect as you advance through our program.