German Language and Literature, Department
Philosophische Fakultät at the Uni Mannheim
Seminar für Deutsche Philologie
- Schloß, Ehrenhof West, Zimmer 246
- 68131 Mannheim
- Phone: +49 621 181-2275
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Special features regarding teachingThe degrees courses offered includes teacher training courses, Bachelor's, Master's and doctorate programmes. In addition, the department offers the Bachelor/Master of Arts in "Culture and Economics" together with the Economics department (Business Administration and Economics). The teaching focus is on contemporary subjects. Literary and linguistic subjects are taught with a strong reference to media. The combination of basic degree courses and those conducted in collaboration with Economics shapes the independent profile of the Mannheim German Studies Department.
Special features regarding the international orientationThrough the "I²-International im Quadrat" project financed under the scope of the program for better study conditions and greater quality in teaching of the Federal Government and states, the Universität Mannheim strengthens the professionalisation of its internationalisation structures to qualify students for an international and cross-cultural working and activity environment. Students benefit from 1. the expansion of the exchange programme with partner universities worldwide, 2 The expansion of the guidance of and support for internationally mobile students, 3. The internationalisation of the course programme.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsMaynooth University, Université Laval (Québec), Université de la Sorbonne Nouvelle (Paris III), University of Waterloo, Leiden University, University of Bergen, Universitat de Barcelona, Pace University (New York), Swansea University, Queen Mary University of London
Special features regarding the equipmentThe majority of the lecture rooms have the most up-to-date technical facilities thanks to extensive renovations. Items in the department library: 90,000 volumes, media institute with extensive audiovisual materials, an up-to-date language lab and media rooms for PC use.
Special features regarding research activitiesIn research, the Mannheim German Studies department receives particular attention for the following key areas: Modern German Literature from the 18th Century to the Present, Media Studies, Media as Cultural History, Interdisciplinary Anthropology and Gend
Other special featuresAll first semester students receive intensive preparation in the accompanying orientation days at the beginning of studies. After a personal welcome by the study programme manager, the course advisers and university facilities are presented. Individual time table advice is also available.
Further information on research activitieshttps://www.phil.uni-mannheim.de/forschung/
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