Feb 19, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 
2019-2020 Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog


Department Chair: Markus Muller

Program Director: Jeffrey L. High

RGRLL Language Coordinator: Nicolas Bordage

Single Subject Coordinator for World Languages: Cynthia Leathers

Department Office: Academic Services, Room 309
Telephone: (562) 985‑4317
Website:  http://www.cla.csulb.edu/departments/rgrll/

Faculty: Robert Blankenship, Nele Hempel-Lamer, Jeffrey L. High

Undergraduate Advisor: See department website

Graduate Advisor: Jeffrey L. High

Administrative Analyst/Specialist: Alessandro Russo

Students desiring information should contact the department office for referral to one of the faculty advisors. Single Subject Credential Coordinator, Undergraduate Advisor, Graduate Advisor.

College: College of Liberal Arts  

Related Departments:

Courses: GERM  

Career Possibilities

Educator/Teacher/Professor • Event Organizer/Curator • Interpreter • Translator • Lawyer • Librarian • Peace Corps Worker • CIA/FBI Agent • Customs Officer • International Student Advisor • International Marketing Representative • Travel Professional • Social Worker • Linguist • Foreign Correspondent • Immigration Officer • Importer/Exporter • Foreign Service Officer • Community Organization Worker

Some of these, and other careers, require additional education or experience. For more information, see  www.careers.csulb.edu.


The German Studies Program at CSU LB is one of the most active and successful in the United States, regularly hosting student-centered international conferences and sending students on to the most competitive PhD programs on full funding. The program promotes study abroad and maintains exchange programs with all of the Universities of the state of Baden-Wurttemberg, the Cologne Game Lab, the University of Applied Sciences in Hamburg, the University of Oldenburg, Freiburg (Switzerland), Salzburg (Austria), among others, as well as the German Summer School of the Pacific. The German Studies Program at CSU LB is a leader in receiving study abroad support including DAAD and Fulbright awards as well as Fulbright Teacher Exchange positions in Austria and Germany. German students are also eligible to participate in the German-American Business Student Workshop with the Polytechnic University Hamburg, Germany. In addition, we also offer the Single Subject Credential Program in German. Its graduates are eagerly recruited as German teachers in high schools in California and beyond.