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The German department offers courses in both the German language and in German culture and literature. In addition, we support a variety of activities that help to increase familiarity with German culture, such as our renowned film series, guest speakers, the German residential section in Porter House, a weekly German-language lunch table and weekly "Kaffeeklatsch" evenings at Porter House.

If you have any questions regarding the department, our major requirements, or anything else, please check out the links to the left, or contact us directly:

Amherst College
Department of German
21 Barrett Hill Drive, Barrett 101
AC# 2255, PO Box 5000
Amherst, MA 01002-5000

Department Office Hours (academic year):
Monday through Friday 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Department Chair:
Professor Ute Brandes
207 Barrett Hall
AC# 2255, Amherst College
Amherst, MA 01002-5000
Telephone: (413) 542-2481

Office Hours: 
Tuesday 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., Wednesday 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
and by appointment

Academic Department Coordinator:
Pamela Korenewsky
Phone: (413) 542-2312
Fax: (413) 542-8476