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Double Major and Dual Degree in STEM + German

Do you want to study abroad but are concerned about completing the requirements for your STEM major?  Do you want an internship in Germany in a STEM field?  Do you want to be a more desirable candidate for jobs and graduate studies programs with your degree?  Do you want to become fluent in a foreign language while having a blast living in Europe?
 

If the answer is yes to any of these questions, then consider a double major or dual degree in German and a STEM field with iSTEP! 
 


Why STEM + German?
Similar programs at comparable universities in the US have demonstarted that integrated STEM and German degree studies offer students not only a unique college experience, but also:

  • Superior Employment Opportunities
    » 100% employment rates
    »  more, competetive job offers
    »  higher starting salarys
    »  international work opportunities in Germany and in other world regions
  • Unique Qualifications for Graduate School and Medical School Applications
  • Advanced German Language Abilities with Training in Scientific and Technical German Language
  • Advance Cultural Competencies that Employers Value

What does iSTEP do?
Through integrated programming with German & Scandinavian Studies and the International Programs Office, and collaboration with faculty in STEM departments, iSTEP provides:

  • Individual Advising and Curriculum Planning
  • Scientific and Technical German Language Courses
  • A STEM-German Major Concentration
    »
    Double major (BA) or dual degree options (BS/BA)
    » Variable degree timelines depending on your needs and interests
  • Coordinated Study Abroad Programs for Your STEM Field
  • Internship and Research Lab Placements

Click on the links to learn more about:

STEM-German Language Courses

STEM-German Major Concentration

International Opportunities: Study Abroad, Interships and Research Placements


Contact
Dr. Julia Feldhaus, Director of iSTEP
Email: istep@umass.edu

iSTEP Office Hours: Drop-in Thursdays 12:30-3pm, or by appointment.