German Studies Certificate Checklist and Declaration Form

NOTE: All students in good academic standing can declare the language certificate, even before completing any pre-requisites.

Program Requirements:
German Requirements:
Students must complete four German course from the above list:
Elective Requirements:
Students must complete two courses selected from the above list

* May be used if the subject is primarily about Germany, Austria or Switzerland; requires approval of the departmental advisor. With prior permission from the departmental advisor, students may count other German-related courses which do not appear on this list. 

NOTE: A maximum of six units from either transfer, exchange or course challenges may be used towrd this certificate.

NOTE: You do not need to have completed the prerequisites to declare as INTENDED.

NOTE: I hereby certify that I would like to be enrolled in the German Studies Certificate and give the Department of World Languages and Literatures permission to email me in this regard.

Your SFU computing ID serves as signature on this declaration form, you will also be emailed by the department advisor for final confirmation

For Further queries: 

Please connect with Maria Hamilton, the WLL manager and Departmental Advisor, at 

Information valid as of April 3, 2023. Note: Students should always refer to the SFU Calendar for program requirements. It is the responsibility of each student to be aware of the requlations as stated in the SFU Calendar. School staff are available for advice and guidance. However, the ultimate responsibility for completeness and correctness of course selection, for compliance with and completion of, program and degree requirements, including WQB regulations (if necessary), and for observance of regulations and deadlines rest with the students.