JOB: Funded MA & PhD Programs in German Studies at UMass Amherst (15.1.2022)

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The German Studies Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst is accepting applications for Fall 2022 admission to the MA and PhD programs.

Admitted students can receive a multi-year funding package in the form of Teaching Assistantships, which include full tuition credit, health insurance, and an annual stipend. 

Our teaching and research specializations within German Studies are broadly interdisciplinary, including: 

  • Cultural and Intellectual History (18th-20th century)
  • Exile, Refugee, Migration, and Transnational Studies
  • Feminist and Gender Studies
  • Film Studies, East German Cinema and GDR Studies
  • Holocaust Studies
  • Medieval Studies
  • Theater, Drama, and Performance 
  • Turkish-German Studies, German-Jewish Studies, and Minority Discourses

Our resources are enhanced by the DEFA Film Library, the Five Colleges network, the Yiddish Book Center, and exchange programs with universities in Germany and Austria.

Students can learn more about our program and review the application requirements on the UMass German & Scandinavian Studies website:

The priority deadline for applications is January 15, 2022. 

Applications should be submitted online through the UMass Graduate School:

For questions or additional information, please contact the Graduate Program Director, Professor Sara Jackson (



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