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English / North American Studies, Department

Neuphilologische Fakultät at the Uni Heidelberg

Anglistisches Seminar

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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 23
Total number of students 420 *
Number of master degree students 140

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 4/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 70.1 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's <10 graduades/year in at least one of the years surveyed; source: department survey

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 5/9 points
International orientation, master's 6/9 points
Outgoing students 7.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies 2.5
Courses offered 2.3
Study organisation 2.2
Exams 2.5
Research orientation 2.1
Job market preparation 3.0
Support for stays abroad 1.8
Rooms 2.6
Library 1.6
IT-infrastructure 2.1
Overall study situation 2.1

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 910
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification (B.Ed./M.Ed.)
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Teacher Qualification Monitor (in German) Link

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none

Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Wide range of different seminar content, from which it is possible to choose freely and form individual specialisations; research-based teaching; courses taught in English throughout; small seminar groups; e-journal with student contributions from seminar papers.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Extensive Erasmus exchange programme and other programmes (also Australia, Canada, USA), numerous contacts with universities in English-speaking countries; collaboration with the Heidelberg Center for American Studies.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Yale University, Cornell, University of Washington Seattle, Edinburgh, Durham, London King's College, Trinity College Dublin, Nottingham, Prag, Uppsala
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Very large, modern departmental library with student workstations and research computers, computer room with 14 workstations for students, student common room; seminar rooms within the 300-year-old, recently renovated former Jesuit monastery in the heart of Heidelberg's Old Town.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Interdisciplinary links and integration of different methodological approaches play an important role
  • Other special features
    Promotion of broad cultural commitment involving various groups (also non-academic groups and students from other subjects), active theatre group, excellent choir.
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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