Summer Sessions 2016

Summer Session I 2016  [June 20 - July 29, 2016]

German 112. "Sex and Violence in German Culture" has been cancelled.

Summer Special Session 2016  [June 20 - September 9, 2016]

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German 001A. Accelerated Intensive Elementary German (15 units)

MTWRF 12:10-2:40P
127 Wellman Hall
CRN 60517

Instructor Period Teaching
Monika Sierkowska June 20 - July 15
James Straub July 18 - August 12
Cameron Mortimer August 15 - September 9

Course Description: German 001A is a 12-week accelerated summer session course that covers German 01, 02 and 03 (the Elementary German series).  This course fulfills the one year language requirement and prepares students to start the second year of German in the fall.  The course will complete the textbookDeutsch Na Klar! In addition to the textbook, we will work with video, film, writings, cartoons, political satire, current events and music from the cultures of the German speaking world.  Credit is not available to students who have already taken German 01, 02, or 03 at UC Davis.

Prerequisite: None.

GE credit (Old): None.
GE credit (New): None.

Format: Lecture/Discussion.


  • Robert Di Donato and Monica D. Clyde, Deutsch: Na klar! An Introductory German Course [7th Edition]  (McGraw-Hill Education, 2015)
  • Jeanine Briggs and Lida Daves-Schneider, Workbook/Laboratory Manual to accompany Deutsch: Na klar! [7th Edition]  (McGraw-Hill Education, 2015)

News and Events

Upcoming talk: “Max Weber and Religion of China: Enchantment, Life, and World as Method”

Professor Chunjie Zhang (UC Davis German), Monday, June 3 at 12:00 p.m. in 912 Sproul

German Colloquium Series

Upcoming talk: "Jewelry in the Medieval German Artusroman: Beyond Fiction, Reality, and Expectations"

Stefanie Schöberl (UC Davis Graduate Program in German), Monday, May 20 at 12:00 p.m. in 912 Sproul

German Colloquium Series

Upcoming talk: "Enlightened Citizenship in Lessing’s Emilia Galotti (1772) and Mozart’s Lucio Silla (1772)"

Wednesday, May 15
4:00 pm
912 Sproul Hall

Professor Sven-Erik Rose's Current Research on Literature Written in Nazi Ghettos was Featured in March 2019 "Scholarship Issue" of 'News from AJS: Association for Jewish Studies'

Professor Sven-Erik Rose's earlier book, Jewish Philosophical Politics in Germany 1780-1848received a major award from the Association for Jewish Studies (AJS). His current research, which delves into the written works created by Jewish peoples during their time interned by the Nazis in ghettos - most famously in Warsaw, Lodz and Vilna - is highlighted in the March 2019 issue released from the AJS. Read his comments about his research quoted in the publication here.

Recent UC Davis German PhD Lauren Nossett Publishes The Virginal Mother in German Culture with Northwestern University Press (March 2019)

Congratulations, Lauren!

Stefanie Schoeberl Awarded the Sieglinde Hartmann Prize

Congratulations to German graduate student Stefanie Schoeberl, who recently received the Sieglinde Hartmann Prize awarded by the prestigious International Medieval Congress held each year in Leeds, England. For more information, please read the article.

Welcome Incoming Students!

To all of our 2018 incoming first year and transfer students, your advisers in Sproul Hall wish you a warm welcome! Willkommen !