Michigan State University, based in East Lansing, MI offers a fully funded PhD in German Studies. The PhD programs provide a solid grounding in the core disciplinary areas of literature, culture, and language studies in a unique course of study that integrates a digital humanities approach into coursework, teaching, and research opportunities. Ph.D. students are fully funded for 5 years. Funding is a combination of teaching assistantship, research assistantship, and fellowship. The program is committed to supporting its graduate students financially through the summer months, with a variety of funding sources. All funding packages include a tuition waiver, health insurance, and other benefits.