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Building A Smarter German-american Partnership

All language courses are taught by native speaking, knowledgeable faculty, co-coordinated by UC Berkeley faculty. The courses are articulated with UC Berkeley German courses (G1-101) and students will earn in between 4 and 7 ECTS credits . Upon profitable completion, students can continue their study at UC Berkeley’s subsequent greater level. Modern day Higher German starts with the Early New High German period, which the influential German philologist Wilhelm Scherer dates 1350–1650, terminating with the end of the Thirty Years’ War. This period saw the further displacement of Latin by German as the principal language of courtly proceedings and, increasingly,...