German Culture and Society

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    German Culture and Society

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    German Culture, Sociology

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    This course offers an introduction, through literature and/or film, to German society since 1945, and at the same time contributes to the development of your reading skills in German.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. Identify key issues in the development of present-day Germany.
    2. Recognize how literature and film have contributed to German cultural & political debates.
    3. Analyse the language & structures of literary & filmic texts.
    4. Apply reading skills adequate for the understanding of elementary and intermediate texts in German.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.