Why do German Studies?
… learning a foreign language at third
level can be easier than at secondary level.
… you get an introduction into the
latest techniques in language teaching and
… we offer German Studies for beginners
and for those who did it for their Leaving
… German Studies at MIC not only
includes language learning, but also offers
a different perspective on European
media, film, literature, history and different
… you acquire intercultural skills, which
are essential in a globalised world and an increasingly multicultural Ireland.
… German is the first language of the largest group of people in Europe, including
citizens of Austria, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Russia and Germany.
… Germany is Europe’s largest economy and fifth largest economy in the world.
… Berlin is the capital of alternative cultures in Europe.
But many people still do not know this.
And they are not aware that native speakers of
English with a degree in German have excellent
opportunities both on the Irish and
international job markets, because…
… it is not sufficient to be a native speaker of English without a recognized degree in
a foreign language in today’s job market.
… that not enough native speakers of English have done a degree in German to
meet the existing demand.