‘German’ Category

Emily Odermatt, Senior, IES Abroad, Metropolitan Studies: Berlin, Germany

Studying in Berlin Germany was such an amazing experience that allowed me to grow in so many ways. Though I picked the program in Berlin, before I got there I really had no idea what to expect. But I was amazed as I pulled up in the train and I had my first glimpse of […]

Selim Toth, German TA

Hallo zusammen, I’m Selim Toth from Berlin, and am the German TA at Gustavus this year. I will help and support you throughout your studies of my interesting yet difficult native language. If you have any questions, feel free to email me or come by my office in Confer 124. I obtained my B.A. in […]

A Festive Oktober for the Gustavus German Club

by Professor Patricia Branstad Prost! One of the most common associations with Germany is the Oktoberfest. Contrary to popular belief, the Oktoberfest is not a nationwide celebration, but rather a 16-day folk festival that takes place in München (Munich), the capital of Bayern (Bavaria), the largest of Germany’s sixteen states. Touted as the “world’s largest […]

German class field trip to New Ulm

Professor Pat Branstad’s German 201  class took a field trip to New Ulm, Minnesota on October 1.  New Ulm’s German heritage is evident in its restaurants, shops, and tourist sites. On the class trip, students  sampled  German dishes at Veigel’s Kaiserhoff restaurant and practiced eating the German (European) way, keeping knife in right hand and […]