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German Language and Literature, Department

Fakultät 7 - Philosophische Fakultät at the RWTH Aachen

Inst. für Germanistische und Allgemeine Literaturwissenschaft

  • Kármánstraße 17-19
  • 52062 Aachen
  • Phone: +49 241 809-6091
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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 20
Total number of students 900 *
Number of master degree students 50

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 89.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's <10 graduades/year in at least one of the years surveyed; source: department survey

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/9 points
International orientation, master's 2/9 points
Outgoing students 0.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Research orientation
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 700
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification (BA/M.Ed.)
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    European-Jewish Literature and Cultural History; Comparative Literature; Film and Television Analysis; Editorial Science; Literature and Neurology; Writing Training; Language courses (various languages - offered by the language centre;[sign language; Youth Language; Technical communication in linguistics, not part of the ranking])
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    ERASMUS programme
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Tsinghua University, IIT Madras, University of Alberta, University of California at Berkeley, Southeast University, Michigan State University, Beijing Institute of Technology
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Digital access to the usual specialist databases such as bdsl-online.de and co via the university network, eduroam, VPN tunnel
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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