This chapter was founded in 2011 and is open to all Eastern Michigan University Graduates who graduated with a degree in German or who have an interest in the German language. Our mission is simple: We will strive to keep alumni of Eastern Michigan University who share a common interest in German language and culture connected to their Alma Mater.
Being from a heavy college student town, I love my fast food late at night. Being in Germany, you still have McDonalds and other types of fast food that comes from the US but there is one in particular that I have missed, Taco Bell. Continue reading
So today is April 27th and Spring is officially here! I am so ready for warm weather, no jackets and spending time at the pool. Here, in Giessen, it is starting to look like spring. The trees are starting to … Continue reading
So today, I believe I had one of the most confusing, but at the same time, and one of the most motivating experience while I have been here. I visited one of the local hospitals, not because I was super sick, but I worried that I had managed to hurt myself moderately bad. Continue reading
The semester is coming to an end here in Giessen, and that means one thing: Finals. But Finals work a little differently here. Actually, pretty much everything works differently here. Most of my classes haven’t involved very much actual work, … Continue reading
First, I just want to say that it is not easy living in a foreign country. And now that I am in the 5th month, I am about ready to go home. Don’t get me wrong, I love Germany and all of the people. Continue reading
YPSILANTI, Mich. – Dr. Sascha Feuchert, Honorary Professor of German, EMU / Professor of Germanistik at Justus Liebig University in Giessen, Germany, will present a pair of lectures on literary works written by victims of the Nazis during World War II. The first lecture will be held at the EMU Student Center Sunday, Feb. 10, at 7 p.m., while the second will take place Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the Holocaust Memorial Center Zekelman Family Campus at 7 p.m. in Farmington Hills, Mich.
The Alexander von Humboldt Foundation’s German Chancellor Fellowship allows you to conduct an independent project at a host institution, in cooperation with a host in Germany you have selected for one year. Continue reading
I was extremely excited to be spending Christmas in Germany. In so many ways it is the place where so many Christmas traditions were started. One of my own traditions that my mom and I started is that every year … Continue reading
Friendships come and they go. Sometimes it’s for the best and other times…well it happens. I have learned more about friendships living in Germany than I ever have in the states. Living half way across the world has made me realize what I really want in life; a friend and a new change of pace. Continue reading
The EMU GAC is pleased to announce the first episode of a two-part series dubbed “EMU German Insider” which gives an in-depth look at the Eastern Michigan University German program. The episode is available on the left sidebar at and through our YouTube channel. Continue reading
EMU German Section Head Dr. Margrit Zinggeler has announced several opportunities for alumni to join current EMU German Students on study abroad sessions during the summer of 2013. Continue reading
The GAC is pleased to announce the first episode of a two-part series dubbed “EMU German Insider”, Nov. 28, which gives an in-depth look at the Eastern Michigan University German program. Continue reading
Below are a pair of scholarship opportunities for students looking for funding for their study-aboard aspirations. Please read each carefully and follow the links to begin the application process. Continue reading
This week was the beginning of classes for me. For me it just feels so late beginning in the middle of October. Basically, if you are an international student here, good luck. I don’t mean to scare you but it is really hard because although there are a lot of people here to help you, they kind of don’t. Continue reading
Check out our photos from the 2012 EMU Homecoming tent. Continue reading