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German Language and Literature, Department

Philosophische Fakultät at the Uni Hannover

Deutsches Seminar

  • Königsworther Platz 1
  • 30167 Hannover
  • Phone: +49 511 762-19593
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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 20
Total number of students 640 *
Number of master degree students 120

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 77.3 %
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 1/9 points
International orientation, master's 3/9 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.8
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exams 2.6
Research orientation 2.1
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad
Library 2.2
IT-infrastructure 2.9
Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 720
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
    Subject and interdisciplinary diversity; student-friendly environment with a heavy research focus, combining basic research with application-oriented research.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Range of international collaborations (https://www.germanistik.uni-hannover.de/internationales0.html); at least one visiting academic per semester in the German department; numerous guest lectures and research collaborations.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    University of Georgia, Athens - USA; Queen Mary University of London - England; University of Bristol - England; University of Glasgow - Schottland; Universidad de Barcelona - Spanien; University of Southern Denmark, Odense - Dänemark; Universite de Rouen - Frankreich; Universite de Picardie Jules Verne - Frankreich; Aristoteleio Panepistimio Theassalonikis - Griechenland; University of Oslo - Norwegen
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Projectors, visualiser, white board.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Successful acquisition of third-party funding projects, e.g. "Variance and grammaticalisation of verbal scene constructions" (DFG), "Gender-sensitive language in theory and practice" (MWK) or "Strategy-oriented spelling" (RESO).
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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