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German Language and Literature, Department

Fakultät P - Philosophische Fakultät at the Uni des Saarlandes/Saarbrücken

Fachrichtung Germanistik

  • Campus, Gebäude A2.2
  • Postbox: 151150
  • 66123 Saarbrücken
  • Phone: +49 681 302-2306
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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 31
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 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 55.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 29.6 %

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 6/9 points
International orientation, master's 4/9 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 410
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification (StEx)
Teacher qualification centre Link
Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department yes, please see department website
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Poetics lectureship: Outstanding playwrights and theatre professionals give lectures on the poetics of drama and contemporary theatre - integration of students via accompanying seminars; Regular author readings, which give students early insights into the world of literature; The Saar-Lor-Lux-Alsace literature archive gives students the opportunity to collect practical experience in the field of archiving and editorial work during their academic studies; Cooperation with museums in the field of medieval studies, tri-national Master's course, PhD track on interculturality; Excellent tutor-student ratio.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Unique professorship in Francophone German Studies; tri-national Master's degree course "Literary, Cultural and Linguistic History of the German-speaking World" with the Universities of Metz and Luxembourg; projects on the literature of Lorraine and the Saar-Moselle region; colloquiums on the names of settlements and the history of settlements in Belgium, Luxembourg, Alsace, Lorraine and Burgundy; Saar-Lor-Lux-Alsace literature archive; Annual "Linguistic Junior Workshop" with the German studies department of the University of Warsaw; Many Erasmus exchange programmes; from winter semester 20/21: Double degree with Universidad de Sevilla.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Tbilisi Ivane Javakhishvili State University (Georgien), Université Paris Sorbonne (Frankreich), Université du Luxembourg, Sofiiski Universitet 'Sveti Kliment Ohridski' (Bulgarien), Università degli Studi di Salerno (Italien)
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Two seminar rooms are fitted with interactive whiteboards; Free of charge PDF scanner for students; Internal database on German and French theatre texts on migration and refugees
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Fit in German (support for underachieving primary school pupils); Collaborative Research Centre 1102 "Information Density and Linguistic Encoding"; Office for Austrian Literature and Culture; tuition for young people with a migration background; Rhine and
  • Further information on research activities
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