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English / North American Studies, Department
Fachbereich 05: Sprache, Literatur, Kultur
Institut für Anglistik
- 35394 Gießen
- Phone: +49 641 99-30071
Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses
Degree courses with details
- Language, Literature and Culture (B.A.)
- Modern Foreign Languages, Cultures and Economics (BA)
- Modern Foreign Languages and Foreign Language Didactics (B.A.)
- Historical and Cultural Studies (B.A.)
- Anglophone Studies (M.A.)
- Language Technology and Foreign Language Dialect (M.A.)
- Comparative Studies (M.A.)
- Modern Languages and Linguistics (MA)
- Modern Foreign Languages, Cultures and Economics (MA)
- Modern Foreign Languages and Foreign Language Didactics (M.A.)
- Language, Literature and Culture (M.A.)
Further information provided by the department
Special features regarding teachingThe degree courses encourage international and inter-disciplinary perspectives. An intensive international exchange of students and lecturers has been established via ERASMUS and in cooperation with foreign universities. BA and L students receive intensive support through tutoring programmes. Research and teaching are closely linked, especially in the Master's degree courses. A special focus is on the teaching of theoretical skills. PhD students are involved in teaching and research (e.g. co-teaching programme, lectures by PhD students).
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.uni-giessen.de/studium/askjustus/wo/hit/hit
Special features regarding the international orientationThe Institute of English Studies has a wide network of partner universities in English-speaking countries worldwide. The usual target countries (UK, USA, AUS, CAN) are supplemented by post-colonial locations (Sri Lanka, Ghana, Malta, Cyprus, Hong Kong), which are particularly attractive for students because of common research foci and teacher exchanges (New Englishes, post-colonial literatures). A network of universities in countries with the relevant second languages (France, Spain etc.) complements these key areas. In addition to ERASMUS+ and ERASMUS, the institute awards 6 DAAD ISAP grants.
Common partner universities for exchangeMacquarie University, Sydney, Australien; St. Mary’s University, Halifax, Kanada; City University, Hong Kong, China; Eastern Michigan University, Ypsilanti, USA; University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana; University of Colombo, Colombo, Sri Lanka; University of Sheffield, Sheffield, Vereinigtes Königreich; University College Cork, Cork, Irland; St. Mary’s University College, Twickenham, Vereinigtes Königreich; Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh, Vereinigtes Königreich
Special features regarding research activitiesEnglish Studies in Gießen is very research intensive, produces many publications and participates in international networks and joint projects. Research focuses: 1. Linguistics: World Englishes, Creolistics, Sociolinguistics, Dialectology, Corpus Linguis
Other special featuresProfessors, PhD students and postdocs have links with the International Graduate Centre for the Study of Culture (GCSC). Pre-doctoral programmes prepare outstanding students for a doctorate degree (coordinated by the GCSC).
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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