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English / North American Studies, Department

Fakultät 7 - Philosophische Fakultät


Institut für Anglistik, Amerikanistik und Romanistik: Anglistik/Amerikanistik

  • Kármánstraße 17/19
  • 52062 Aachen
  • Phone: +49 241 809-6108
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Basic information

Teaching staff in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 19
Total number of students 200 *
Number of master degree students 50

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 9/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 89.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's <10 graduades/year in at least one of the years surveyed; source: department survey

International orientation

International orientation 6/9 points
International orientation master's 7/9 Points
Outgoing students 29.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
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Research orientation
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad
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Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 610
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification (BA/M.Ed.)
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 dedicated Foreign Language Didactics Professorship is available for teacher training courses. Thanks to joint courses, there is a close link between Literary Studies and Linguistics. Modern empirical methods are taught for this purpose (corpus analysis, cognitive experiments). The eye-tracking lab of the English/American Studies Department is also used in classes. A member of staff was distinguished as an RWTH Lecturer for his services to teaching. One teaching project was awarded 2nd place by the RWTH teaching prize jury.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    The institute has permanent researchers and teaching staff from Australia, Great Britain, the USA, Brazil and Singapore. There are research collaborations with partners from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Great Britain and Israel. Guest lectures in courses are also always held as a result of these collaborations.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Tsinghua University, IIT Madras, University of Alberta, University of California at Berkeley, Southeast University, Michigan State University, Beijing Institute of Technology
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The institute has its own eye-tracking lab for experimental behavioural research as well as a computer lab and the Center for Research and Advanced Teaching of English (CREATE), which can be used for classes and work on final theses. It also has its own library with around 64,000 media items, of which approx. 50,000 are books on all areas of English/American Studies.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    There is currently a German Research Foundation project regarding empirical research in translation processes in the English/American Studies Department (project budget of over EUR 300,000). The English/American Studies Department is also involved in an i
  • Website with further information on research activities
    http://www.anglistik.rwth-aachen.de/cms/Anglistik/~fzwd/Forschung/
  • Other special features
    The institute participates in the "studying before the higher education entrance qualification" courses and offers work placements for school pupils.
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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