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German Language and Literature, Department

Fakultät 9: Philosophisch - Historische Fakultät at the Uni Stuttgart

Institut für Literaturwissenschaft, Institut für Linguistik

  • Keplerstraße 17
  • 70174 Stuttgart
  • Phone: +49 711 685-82802
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Basic information

Teaching staff in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 15
Total number of students 220 *
Number of master degree students 40

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 72.1 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 22.7 %

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

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Research orientation
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 500
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification (BA)
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
    A lot of seminars in Stuttgart take place in small groups, which creates a pleasant learning atmosphere. Some classes are closely linked to research questions, which is also supported with cooperative forms of teaching through the proximity to the DLA Marbach.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The department maintains numerous partnerships with international German studies departments. These include Erasmus partnerships, the German studies institute partnership with the University of Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso), a cooperation with Bejhang University and a cooperation with King's College London. In addition to guest lectures, there is also a lecturer and student exchange programme.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Università di Verona, Verona, Italien; Università di Pisa, Pisa, Italien; Università degli Studi di Roma Tre, Rom, Italien; Università degli Studi di Padova, Padua, Italien; Ermland-Masuren Universität Olsztyn, Olsztyn, Polen; University of Copenhagen, Kopenhagen, Dänemark; Université de Luxembourg, Luxemburg, Luxemburg; Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norwegen; Universitat Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spanien; Sveuciliste u Zagrebu, Zagreb, Kroatien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Students have free access to subject-specific databases and other e-resources via the university library. All students can use the university's WiFi. There are PC pools in the university library. All seminar rooms are equipped with projectors, overhead projectors and blackboard. Together with the adjacent MA course and the digital humanities research focus, digital editions are created which BA students can participate in and of course use.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Literary studies at Stuttgart works in close cooperation with the digital humanities, i.e. many DH projects are in the field of NDL or medieval studies. The Stuttgart Research Centre for Text Studies which is affiliated to the NDL is also involved in this
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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