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English / North American Studies, Department

Philosophische Fakultät at the Uni Jena

Institut für Anglistik/Amerikanistik

  • Ernst-Abbe-Platz 8
  • 07743 Jena
  • Phone: +49 3641 94-4500
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Basic information

Teaching staff in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 18
Total number of students 180 *
Number of master degree students 40

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 92.5 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's <10 graduades/year in at least one of the years surveyed; source: department survey

International orientation

International orientation, bachelor's 6/9 points
International orientation, master's 6/9 points
Outgoing students 3.0 %

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 1.6
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 1.8
Study organisation
Research orientation 2.1
Job market preparation 2.9
Support for stays abroad
Rooms 1.9
Library 1.8
Overall study situation 2.1

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 690
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification (StEx)
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
    Special features include a wide range of courses in literature and cultural studies (English, American & Canadian studies, medieval studies) and linguistics with a focus on use-oriented linguistics, including current quantitative methods. Teaching at the institute is interdisciplinary. A practical semester ensures the practical relevance of the teacher training course. BA and MA students can choose their own main areas of study. The degree course is taught in English. Teaching is mostly in the form of seminars.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Students are supported during their stay abroad through the international partnerships of the university. Academic achievements are recognised via learning agreements. BA students have the option of doing internships abroad. Teacher training students can do their practical semester abroad. Half of all Master's students come from abroad.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Bangor University, Bangor, Wales; University of Kent, Canterbury, England; Mary Immaculate College, University of Limerick, Limerick, Irland; Universität Zürich, Zürich, Schweiz; University of Northern British Columbia, Prince George, BC, Kanada; Universiteit Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgien; Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Leuven, Belgien; Bournemouth University, Bournemouth, England; University of Central Lancashire, Preston, England; Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci, Olomouc, Tschechische Republik
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    As well as the usual equipment in all rooms with audio and video technology and its use in teaching, it is also important to mention the Moodle-based learning platform "WordWise", which has been specially modified for the department. "WordWise" is not only used for structuring the semester programme and providing teaching materials, but also for independent group and project work.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    The institute is involved in interdisciplinary projects within the university - e.g. the "Modell Romantik" graduate college - as well as in international research projects. Literature and cultural studies covers everything from from the reception of the M
  • 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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