German Language and Literature, Department
Fakultät P - Philosophische Fakultät at the Uni des Saarlandes/Saarbrücken
- Campus, Gebäude A2.2
- Postbox: 151150
- 66123 Saarbrücken
- Phone: +49 681 302-2306
Degree courses with details
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Special features regarding teachingPoetics 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 orientationUnique 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 equipmentFilm 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 activitiesCollaborative 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 foundersgenerally: 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 activitieshttps://www.uni-saarland.de/fachrichtung/germanistik/forschung.html
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.uni-saarland.de/studienbeginn
Information on access restrictionshttps://www.uni-saarland.de/studium/bewerbung/grundstaendig.html
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