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Shiffman Humanities Center and sculpture in front of the building on the lawnThe administrative office for the German Studies Program is located in the Shiffman Humanities Center 116. Get directions to our offices and the Brandeis campus.

German Studies Program
Department of German, Russian and Asian Languages and Literature
MS 024
Shiffman 116
Brandeis University
415 South Street
Waltham, MA 02453


Kathrin Breuer
Kathrin Breuer
Associate Professor of German, Undergraduate Advising Head for German Studies
Director of the German Language Program
781-736-3299 Shiffman Humanities Center 210
Stephen Dowden
Stephen Dowden
Professor of German
Chair of the European Cultural Studies Program
781-736-3218 Shiffman Humanities Center 211
Sabine von Mering
Sabine von Mering
Professor of German, and Women's, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Director of the Center for German and European Studies
781-736-3227 Shiffman Humanities Center 209


Alyssa Rider
Academic Administrator
781-736-3200 Shiffman Humanities Center 116