2019 / 20
English / North American Studies, Department
Fachbereich 2: Philologie / Kulturwissenschaften (Koblenz)
Anglistik und Amerikanistik
- Universitätsstraße 1
- 56070 Koblenz
- Phone: +49 261 287-2010
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Further information provided by the department
Special features regarding teachingThe English and American Studies institute has professorships in four core areas: Cultural Studies, Linguistics, Literature and TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language), which are covered by the degree (TEFL only for teacher training). The institute is interdisciplinary with some courses being offered in cooperation with other subjects. Alternative classes (e.g. blended learning) are also offered. M.Ed. students also the have the opportunity to acquire the CLIL certificate (Content and Language Integrated Learning, bilingual teaching).
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.uni-koblenz-landau.de/de/studium/vor-dem-studium
Special features regarding the international orientationThe English and American Studies institute has a growing number of partner universities and collaborations in English-speaking countries where students can spend their mandatory periods abroad. The institute also has international research and teaching links, which give students access to guest lectures, workshops for students as well as conferences with international scientists. A faculty exchange scheme is in place with partner institutions.
Common partner universities for exchangeUniversity of Birmingham (UK); University of Sunderland (UK); University of Limerick (Ireland); Bishop's University, Lennoxville, Québec (Canada); Fisher College, Boston (USA)
Special features regarding research activitiesSeveral interdisciplinary research projects, some of which third-party funded (DFG, BMBF), are currently underway, which the institute plays a central role in. In the field of didactics these are, for example, teaching development and bilingual teaching,
Website with further information on research activitieshttps://www.uni-koblenz-landau.de/de/koblenz/fb2/anglistik/anglistik
Other special featuresTo add to question 24: Once a year, in cooperation with the English studies student body and other internal and external organisations, the institute organises a foreign trade fair entitled "Ich bin dann mal weg …". This (very well received) event provides information about periods abroad as part of the degree as well as about school internships abroad.
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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