Literature in German

7.5 credits

In this course the students develop their knowledge of German fiction, as well as German language and cultural history. The students read and discuss classic German literature from the 18th to the 20th centuries. The course also includes an introduction to literary terminology and methods.

Die Studierenden erwerben grundlegende Kenntnisse über die neuere und neueste deutschsprachige Literatur seit dem 18. Jahrhundert bis zur Gegenwart. Die Studierenden erarbeiten sich grundlegende theoretisch-methodische Kenntnisse und Kompetenzen im Bereich Literaturwissenschaft und Literaturanalyse.


Linnaeus University’s campus is located roughly 15 minutes with bicycle from the city centre. Campus is like a small society in its own right, with the university, student accommodation and student life all in one place. Everything happens on campus – here you become part of a creative knowledge environment and an eventful student life.

What will you find when exploring Växjö? There is a great selection of restaurants and cosy cafés. There is a large lake in the city centre, beautiful nature is always nearby. Many students enjoy the combination of the city centre in Växjö and life on campus. This is where your dream of the future begins!