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German Language and Literature, Department

Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Bayreuth

  • Universitätsstraße 30
  • 95440 Bayreuth
  • Phone: +49 921 55-3623
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Basic information

Teaching staff in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 6
Total number of students 530 *
Number of master degree students 230

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 10/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 78.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 26.5 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 3/9 points
International orientation, master's 6/9 points
Outgoing students 0.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 170
Teacher qualification programmes no data
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
    Link to professional practice treated as a priority by means of the "Career-related literary studies" subject: occupational".
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Numerous international collaborations.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Tschechien (University of Pardubice, Pardubice); Spanien (Universidad de Valladolid, Valladolid); Estland (Tallinn University, Tallinn); Ungarn (University of Pécs, Pécs); Frankreich (INALCO, Paris); Italien (Uniiversita di Catania, Catania); Irland (Dublin City University, Dublin); Portugal (Universidada Aberta, Lissabon); Polen (University of Opole, Opole); Schweden (Universität Karlstad, Karlstad)
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    All teaching rooms and lecture theatres are equipped with state-of-the-art projector and AV technology. The CIP computer room in the faculty offers sufficient workstations for all users.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    BIGSAS: Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies within the context of the Excellence Initiative by the German federal government; interdisciplinary profile: "Cultural encounters and transcultural processes"
  • Other special features
    The department is characterised by its convenient location, small seminars and lectures, an optimum staff-student ratio and an excellent academic culture of participation between students and teaching staff.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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