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English / North American Studies, Department

Fakultät Geistes- und Erziehungswissenschaften at the TU Braunschweig


Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik

  • Bienroder Weg 80
  • 38106 Braunschweig
  • Phone: +49 531 391-8725/12
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Basic information

Teaching staff in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 17
Total number of students 530 *
Number of master degree students no data available

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 80.3 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's no data available

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 6/9 points
International orientation, master's not ranked
Outgoing students 100.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation
Exams 2.5
Research orientation 2.3
Job market preparation 2.8
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 2.8
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 2.6
Overall study situation 2.5

Degree courses with details

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 650
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification (B.Ed./M.Ed.)
Teacher qualification centre
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
    Coordinated overview sessions; basic courses with tutorials, research-focused examination colloquiums; Process- and production-oriented teaching: Learner- and application-oriented learning and learning through research, tasks and activities; Various evaluation methods: written examinations, course work, presentations, oral examinations, portfolio; Teacher evaluation, work shadowing, co-teaching; focus on media from literary, cultural and linguistic, and didactic perspectives; LingTutor learning platform; Integration of a research and learning workshop; Project-based learning; CLIL certificate and inclusion
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Taught courses in English as a target + world academic language, access to global cultural space; Regular exchange of lecturers (Tennessee, York, PennState), trainees and visiting researchers (PennState, USA; Chester, UK; Indonesia), contacts to the English Faculty (Cambridge, Girton, St. John, Oxford; PennState); Regular participation in internat. conferences (Rio, Oxford, Reykjavik, IATEFL UK, Shizuoka), own internat. conferences (ISBPAC, Contemporary British Jewish Theatre, IATEFL LASIG: Reforming the Foreign Language Classroom); international reputation in the field of Early Foreign Language Learning, Adaptation Studies, Partner in the PIRE (Partnership for International
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Birmingham City University, Birmingham, GB; University of Chester, Chester, GB; University of York, York, GB; Sveučilištu u Splitu, Split, Kroatien; Université de Picardie Jules Verne, Amiens, Frankreich; University of Tennessee, Martin, USA; Clark University, USA
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Self-learning centre (PCS): multimedia lab for individual language work, multimedia software for a wide range of learner groups, internet access, e-mail correspondence, various whiteboards, 20 tablet computers and 10 laptops, video recording studio with software, e.g. for lesson recording. Literary and Cultural Studies Media Centre with cinema lounge projection room, approx. 2,000 academically relevant media carriers regarding cultural topics of the English-speaking world (e.g. Shakespeare adaptations, documentary films, art house and Hollywood); eye-tracking lab (in development), teaching rooms with new projectors.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    teach4TU/BMBF: Hypermodal mash-ups, "Heterogeneity and Interculture", innov. teacher training. Contemporary British-Jewish Theatre (VW Stiftung/NdsVorab); Cultures of Participation/Configurations of human, machine and gender (Lichtenberg colleges); Urban
  • Other special features
    Partner of Writer's Ink e.V.: Creative Writing in English; research-based teaching and learning (e.g. student participation in conferences, tandem teaching between students, student teachers, teaching staff); school projects ("Language Village"); research focus: Digital and Social Media, Intermediality, Dystopia/Post-apocalypse, Urban Studies, Cultural Participation. Visiting fellowship, VW foundation, Leverhulme visiting professor; Learning and research workshop, Indonesia partnership, multiple nominations for the teaching prize of the TU Braunschweig (Lehr-LEO), cooperation with the Friedrich Gerstäcker Society
  • Further information on research activities
    https://www.tu-braunschweig.de/anglistik/seminar
  • Further information about study entry phase
    https://www.tu-braunschweig.de/fk6/studierende/orientierungswoche
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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