German Language and Literature, Department
Fachbereich Gesellschafts- und Geschichtswissenschaften at the TU Darmstadt
Institut für Sprach- und Literaturwissenschaft - Germanistik
- Dolivostr. 15
- 64293 Darmstadt
- Phone: +49 6151 16-57394
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Special features regarding teachingThe department and institute have mentoring programmes, part-time degree courses, a learning centre, a departmental library and a work placement exchange (database). The TU offers a writing centre and the option of writing guidance training. In all German Studies degrees, there is the option of completing a work placement and/or collaborating on a project. The comparatively small institute with a manageable number of students offers an unusually good support ratio for the subject of German Studies. The TU environment makes interdisciplinary work possible.
Special features regarding the international orientationThe department has partnerships with over 40 universities worldwide and the institute also offers numerous study places, primarily in Europe (e.g. Sweden, Finland, Denmark, the Netherlands, Slovenia, Italy, Turkey). The department welcomes and advises students from abroad who would like to study in the department as exchange students or complete a full degree course as international students. The MA in German Linguistics in particular has a high proportion of international students. For information see: https://www.gugw.tu-darmstadt.de/international/index.de.jsp
Exchange universities for stay abroadsAarhus University/ Dänemark; Abo Akademi/ Finnland; Università degli Studi di Milano/ Italien; Radboud University Nijmegen/ Niederlande; Uniwersytet Im. adama Mickiewicza/ Polen; Göteborgs universitet/ Schweden; Univerza v Ljubljani/ Slowenien; Universidad da Navarra/ Spanien; Uludag Üniveritesi/ Türkei; Pannon Egyetem/ Ungarn
Special features regarding the equipmentThe department has its own CIP computer room, which is regularly used by the Institute for Linguistics and Literary Studies for classes. The department and institute operate their own servers with corpora and specific software, which are used in teaching and research; the institute also has two digital labs. The institute collaborates closely with Computer Science in research and teaching.
Special features regarding research activitiesThe department is actively involved in research, which is reflected in numerous third-party-funded projects for supporting individuals and collaborations, in long-term projects and in Research Training Groups. The key interdisciplinary research areas rese
Other special featuresThe Institute for Language and Literary Studies offers prospective students the option of Online Self Assessment (OSA) in the form of an automated online questionnaire in order to be able to test their aptitude for the degree course, and in particular for a German Studies degree course, at an early stage (see https://www.self-assessment.tu-darmstadt.de/germanistik). This is supplemented by information services in the social media (e.g. online consultation hours via WhatsApp).
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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