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German Studies


Development of Experts on Germany and German CultureGerman Studies

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The German Studies major makes an effort to find promising vision, overcoming crisis of German Studies. The major attempts to change educational direction and content in a productive way for the purpose of overcoming crisis of German Studies. We provide German Culture Education, New German Studies, and New German Regional Studies in order to turn previous language-focused studies into future-oriented studies.

The German Studies major aims to become the best division of 'New German Regional Studies' in Korea through specialization, and to produce experts on Germany and German culture who are able to combine 'global education' and 'practical education' in a constructive way.

Required Student Skills and Qualities

1. Ability to Communicate Well in German
Students who want to be global leaders in Europe, taking advantage of the abilities related to German studies.

2. Ability to Go Ahead and Push Ahead
Students who have the abilities to make a plan and apply it to the real world in order to fulfill their needs; and to adapt to a new environment without the fear of strange cultures

3. Ability to Think Flexibly
Students who have the ability to think flexibly on the basis of the Humanities, Economics and Sciences, and to produce creative values


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Name Status Tel. E-mail Address Research Field Academic Career
Ahn Jeongoh Professor 044-860-1244 anco@korea.ac.kr European Philosophy, Linguistics, Semiotics, German Figures Ph.D., University of Wuppertal
Kim Kapnyeon Professor 044-860-1246 knkim3@korea.ac.kr German Linguistics, Text Linguistics, German Culture Ph.D., WWU, Germany
Yook, Hyun Seung Professor 044-860-1247 johannyuk@korea.ac.kr German literature, German culture, Media culture, convergence study WWU Münster University, Germany (Doctor of Philosophy)
Ulf Maertens Professor 044-860-1243 268105@korea.ac.kr Archaeology, Political science, Law Macquarie University, Sydney (Master of Ancient History)

Career Paths after Graduation

German Companies : German companies have over 400 branches in Korea, and the number of Swiss and Austrian companies are increasing. If graduates are good at German language and culture, they are qualified for those companies, and accordingly, they get a job easily.

The Press, Publication, Culture-Related Organizations and Translation : The press, publication and culture-related organizations as well as broadcasting stations and newspaper companies can be potential workplaces for students. Students as well as graduates work as translators and interpreters.

German Teacher License : Students can be a German teacher once they complete teacher training courses, and get a Teacher License. Double majors get a teacher license for both majors.

Taking Government Employee Test : Students can take a government employee test for National Intelligence Service(NIS) and Korea Tourism Organization(KTO).

Studying Abroad : Germany has gained academic recognition from all over the world, and has a good educational environment. Geologically, it is located in the center of Europe so that students can travel easily all around the Europe, and meet elite students from various countries. As a result, they can improve their academic knowledge and insight. Germany is politically, financially, socially and culturally stable country with beautiful, natural environment. Moreover, in Germany, since there is no tuition fees, students can study without economical burden. However, unless they study hard, there is no end of study.