Placement Exam

Students who have had previous German courses at other schools and wish to take a German language class at Loyola are required to take the placement exam at

The German Studies Minor

  • Are you eager to become conversant in German?
  • Are you interested in gaining insights into the rich cultural history of the German-speaking world in order to enhance your majors and minors in such areas as Theology, History, and International Studies?
  • Would you like to enhance your global career opportunities in international and domestic business, marketing, law, translation, government service, news services, or the publishing industry?
  • Are you fascinated by the humanistic and multidisciplinary nature of studying a foreign language and its culture?
  • Would you like to expand your horizons and acquire new perspectives with which to view your own culture?
  • Are you curious about language, rhetoric, and communication?
  • Are you thinking about studying in a German-speaking country?

If you’re answering “yes” to these questions, then the German Studies Minor may be the right option for you. Please explore these webpages for more details.