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German Language and Literature, Department

Fachbereich 05: Sprache, Literatur, Kultur at the Uni Gießen

Institut für Germanistik

  • Otto-Behaghel-Straße 10 B
  • 35394 Gießen
  • Phone: +49 641 99-29090
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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 31
Total number of students 560 *
Number of master degree students 170

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 80.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 80.4 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 1/9 points
International orientation, master's 3/9 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
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Research orientation
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 2,690
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification (B.Ed./M.Ed./StEx)
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
    Application- and practice-oriented modules/teaching formats in BA/MA, didactics workshop under construction
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Numerous German studies institute partnerships (GIPs), including with Hanoi, Havana, Osijek, Stettin
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Macquarie University, Sydney, Australien; Jilin University, Chengdu, China; Tampereen Yliopisto, Tampere, Finnland; Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès, Toulouse, Frankreich; Università degli Studi di Bari 'Aldo Moro', Bari, Italien; Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín, Kolumbien; Sveučilište J.J. Strossmayera u Osijeku, Osijek, Kroatien; Vytauto Didziojo Universitetas, Kaunas, Litauen; Uniwersytet Lódzki, Lodz, Polen; Universidade do Porto, Porto, Portugal
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Media library, institute library, computer workstations, access to numerous relevant databases/e-portals
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Centre for Holocaust literature, centre for media and interactivity
  • Other special features
    Excellent conditions for PhD students via integration into GCSC and ZMI.
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