Romance Studies, Department
Neuphilologische Fakultät at the Uni Heidelberg
- Seminarstraße 3
- 69117 Heidelberg
- Phone: +49 6221 54-2731
Degree courses with details
- Romance Studies / Spanish (B)
- Romance Studies / French (B)
- Romance Studies / Italian (B)
- Estudios iberoamericanos. Teoría y metodología del contacto / Latin American Studies. Contact Theories and Methods (MA)
- Études transculturelles. Littératures et contacs linguistiques dans l’espace francophone / Transcultural Studies. Literatures and Language Contacts in Francophone Regions (MA)
- L‘Ìtalia a contatto – lingue, letterature, arti / Contact With Italy – Literature, Arts, Languages, Cultures (MA)
Further information provided by the department
Special features regarding teachingTeaching takes place primarily in the foreign language. Research and teaching are closely linked thematically. Each semester, numerous guest lectures by national and international academics are held that enrich the range of courses offered by the department. On the university's e-learning platform, students can find materials accompanying the lecture to facilitate in-depth independent study.
Special features regarding the international orientationExcellent, international networking, including through: 12 Erasmus partnerships with Italian higher education institutions, 12 with Spanish higher education institutions, 5 with French higher education institutions, 3 with Portuguese higher education institutions and 1 with Belgium higher education institutions; Special exchange programme with the École Normale Supérieure Lyon, the Colegio de México, Mexico City, the Universidad Católica de Santa María, Arequipa (Peru) and the Universidad Andina Simón Bolívar in Quito (Ecuador); The practical school semester can also be done at a German school abroad, e.g. in Argentina, Belgium, France, Italy, Mexico, Switzerland, Spain o. Uruguay.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniversité Paris-Sorbonne, Paris, Frankreich; École Normale Supérieure Lyon, Lyon, Frankreich; Université Paul-Valéry, Montpellier, Frankreich; Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italien; Università di Roma 'La Sapienza', Rom, Italien; Università di Napoli 'Federico II', Neapel, Italien; Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spanien; Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Madrid, Spanien; Universitat de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spanien; Universidade de Coimbra, Coimbra, Portugal
Special features regarding the equipmentAcademic special library (approx. 125,000 volumes) with film archive; Two centres that promote academic and cultural activities: Bureau de la Coopération Universitaire (collaborative work with the French Embassy), the Italian Centre (collaborative work with Italienisches Kulturinstitut Stuttgart [Stuttgart Italian Cultural Institute]); Research Centre "European Centre for Linguistics" (cooperation with the Universität Heidelberg and the Institute for German Language, Mannheim); Ibero-America Centre: strengthening of dialogue in research and teaching (supported by the Santander Universidades Programme)
Special features regarding research activitiesParticipation in Collaborative Research Centre "Material Text Cultures"; Cooperation with the Cluster of Excellence; Dictionary project Dictionnaire étymologique de l'ancien Français (DEAF) and Dictionnaire onomasiologique de l'ancien Gascon (DAG); Langua
Other special featuresThe Romance Studies department is dedicated to the full range of Romance Studies and attaches importance to having extensive degree courses on offer. This includes not only Italian, French and Spanish but also the Romance languages Portuguese, Galician, Catalan and Romanian.
Further information on research activitieshttp://www.uni-heidelberg.de/rose/forschung/forschungsaktivitaeten_mitarbeiter.html
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