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German and Scandinavian
Number of Users Worldwide: 
9.2 million
Levels 100-500, Minor, BA, Master’s
Approximately 20 million people’s mother tongue is a Scandinavian language, and notable Scandinavian literature spans a broad range from the beloved children’s stories of Hans Christian Andersen to the modern crime novels by Stieg Larsson. The University of Oregon Department of German and Scandinavian ranks among the top 10 colleges and universities in the number of students majoring in German. The University of Oregon also has the only program in Oregon in which students can get a major or a minor in Scandinavian. Classes are discussion-based with engaging activities designed to involve and engross students, with both group and individual writing assignments
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