The Center for German & European Studies offers many opportunities for students. From research fellowships and travel grants to information about summer language programs, the CGES aims to educate and inform as many students as possible about German-language programs, German Studies Programs, and funding opportunitites. The CGES makes it a priority to provide financial, informational, and professional support to the next generation of scholars in German and European Studies.

Not sure why YOU should learn German? Check out this list of reasons!


How can I learn German?

UW-Madison Department of German

Goethe Institut-Chicago


Useful Links

American Council on Germany – Madison Warburg Chapter

DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

German Center for Research and Innovation — Funding and Resource information

European Research Network

Steuben-Schurz-Gesellshaft — Internship Program in Germany

Austrian Database for Scholarships and Research Grants


For Undergraduates

UW-Madison German Club


Stockwerk Deutsch: German-Speaking Community in Tripp/Adams Hall

Study in Germany through UW

Bundestag Internship 
– Click here to read about a former UW-Madison student’s experience as a Bundestag Intern


For Grad Students

German and Dutch Graduate Student Association

Fellowship at the Centre for Global Cooperation Research, University of Duisburg-Essen

CGES Graduate Student Research Assistantship

2018 DAAD Conference – Envisioning the Future for Germany and Europe