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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 41
Total number of students 740
Number of master degree students 80

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 13/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 39.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 34.6 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Digital teaching elements
Teaching foreign language skills
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Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 390
Teacher qualification programmes
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
    Poetics lectureship: Lectures by outstanding playwrights and theatre professionals – Student involvement through accompanying seminars; trinational Master’s degree programme; PhD track on Interculturalism; binational Germanistic-linguistic proseminars with the University of Warsaw; regular readings by authors to give students early insights into the world of literature; Saar-Lor-Lux-Alsace literature archive: gathering practical experience in the field of archival and editorial work during the course of studies; cooperation with museums in the field of Medieval Studies; 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; Double degree with Universidad de Sevilla.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Film Workshop for viewing films as part of seminars or term papers/final papers; Eye-tracking laboratory for psycholinguistic seminars and research; Internal database on German and French theatre texts on migration and refugees; generally: Use of Office 365 / Microsoft teams throughout the university to support online / hybrid instruction; In addition, Moodle platform as an information- and document-management system to accompany the degree programme; Accompanying offers for teaching staff and students from the specialist team on digitalisation; Subject-related subpage in the database info system (DBIS)
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Collaborative Research Centre 1102 "Information Density and Linguistic Encoding"; tuition for young people with a migration background; Graduate college "European dream cultures" (close integration of research and teaching; intensive cooperation of student researchers); Junior research group on refugees and migration in the German and French theatre; Fit in German (support for underachieving primary school pupils); Rhine and Mosel Franconian syntax (cross-border dialect syntax); Office for Austrian Literature and Culture
  • Support for founders
    generally: Offers by the ‘Gründer-Campus Saar’ (a start-up founders’ campus organised by the Contact Office for Knowledge and Technology Transfer [KWT] at Saarland University) for promoting business start-ups in the university setting (aimed at students and employees), including start-up consulting, simulation games, advanced training/management seminars
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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