News & Events

Cultural and program events and other news
Surviving the holocaust: Martin Lowenberg shares his story. BTSU206 April 26, 1:30 pm. Event flyer
The Day of Darkness: a radio play performance about refugees, family life, and the difficulty one family faces in Europe as they wait for a better tomorrow. BTSU 318 April 19, 7-8:30 pm. Event flyer
College of Musical Arts presents the St. John Passion (performance in German and English) on April 9 (Toledo) and April 14 (Bowling Green). Event flyer
The Russian program hosted the seventh annual Olympiada of Spoken Russian on 25 February. Colleges from around the state took part. News story and results   

The Department of German, Russian and East Asian Languages and the College of Arts and Sciences in cooperation with the Max Kade Foundation Presents a Reading in German and Englishby Max Kade Writer in Residence  Martin Amanshauser Novelist, poet, and journalist Martin Amanshauser (Vienna, Austria) has published several novels, a book of poetry, and many travel essays. He will read in German from his latest novel Der Fisch in der Streichholzschachtel (Fisch in a Matchbox), his poetry, and his essays. Dr. Geoff Howes will read his English translations. Event flyer.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017, 7:30-9:00 p.m.  Grounds for Thought, 174 S. Main St., Bowling Green

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Summer 2017 Summer study abroad in Russia   Support Russia study abroad. BGSU Summer Russia participants seek your support for the summer 2017 program. Click here to support!
May 4, 2017 Maifest

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Maifest (Austria's Labor Day) is celebrated at BGSU by hosting a competition between local high schools. The competitions include skits and videos and will be judged according to different categories. There will also be a German culture quiz with teams of 5 from each school participating. Come join in on the fun!
Click here for competition guidelines.
Thursdays Stammtisch 6:30PM See flyer for details
AY 2016-2017 Scholarships - The applications for all scholarships are now available at
Spring 2017 Max Kade Writer in Residence
- Martin Amanshauser will be the spring 2017 Max Kade Writer in Residence. To see his web page, click here.
AY 2016-2017 College Credit Plus - Faculty members welcome College Credit Plus students in culture and language courses and look forward to cooperating with colleagues and students this year at Anthony Wayne H.S., Elmwood H.S., and Van Wert H.S.
- U.S. Air Force ROTC scholarships - Available to students in the Russian Language major program. Air Force ROTC students taking certain language courses (including German, Russian, Chinese and Japanese) may be eligible for a bonus stipend, even if it is not their major of study. Members of the military may be entitled to additional benefits once on active duty for certain levels of proficiency in various languages. Contact the BGSU AFROTC office for more information.
AY 2017-2018 Study Abroad with GREAL -

Apply for study abroad programs in Austria, China, Japan, and Russia!

Summer and short-term programs are available as well.

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