German Honor Society

The Department of Modern Languages and Literatures at Johns Hopkins sponsors the Delta Epsilon chapter of Delta Phi Alpha, the German National Honor Society. The Delta Epsilon chapter of Johns Hopkins University was formed in 1954 and has recently reestablished itself.

To join the German National Honor Society, undergraduates must meet the following requirements:

  • Have attained sophomore standing
  • Have a 3.5 GPA (B+) minimum in German courses
  • Have a 3.0 minimum GPA (B-) overall
  • Be enrolled in a German course at induction
  • Sophomore standing (or above)
  • 3.0 overall GPA (B-)
  • 3.5 in German courses (B+)
  • Be enrolled in an advanced German course (above Intermediate)
  • $25 for induction (additional $10 for a graduation honor cord)

If you are interested in joining Delta Phi Alpha, please contact the faculty adviser for an application form. Applications forms are accepted on a rolling basis and we hold the induction ceremony in the spring semester each year.