2019 / 20
Romance Studies, Department
Institut für Romanistik
- Am Neuen Palais 10
- 14476 Potsdam
- Phone: +49 331 977-4250
Degree courses with details
- Spanish Philology (B.A., dual subject, 60 CP)
- French Philology (B.A., dual subject, 60 CP)
- French Philology (B.A., dual subject, 90 CP)
- Spanish Philology (B.A., dual subject, 90 CP)
- Italian Philology (B.A., dual subject, 60 CP)
- Italian Philology (B.A., dual subject, 90 CP)
- Foreign Language Linguistics (M.A.)
- Linguistics: Communication-Variation-Multilingualism (M.A.)
- Applied Cultural Studies and Cultural Semiotics (MA)
- Romance Philology: Literature, Culture and Linguistics (M.A.)
- International Applied Cultural Studies and Cultural Semiotics (MA)
- Romance Philology: Literature and Civilisation Studies (M.A.)
- Romance Philology: Linguistics (M.A.)
Further information provided by the department
Special features regarding teachingBachelor's: Additional courses can be taken if language skills are inadequate at the beginning; Courses can be freely chosen in the advanced modules. Master's: Range of courses on lecturer research topics which give students insight into academic work and the opportunity to participate if possible. Bachelor's and Master's degree courses: Introductory courses on application-related topics (Translation, Communication, etc.).
Special features regarding the international orientationBachelor's and Master's degree courses: Agreements with 65 Erasmus partner universities; Block seminars given by professors from the universities with which the university has Erasmus contracts are integrated into the range of courses. Internationally staffed lecture series and guest lectures by assistant professors from abroad are included in course planning. The students have the opportunity to actively participate in international conferences that are organised in Potsdam. International doctorate funding from third parties (e.g. through the DFH), POINTS – Potsdam International Network for TransArea Studies.
Common partner universities for exchangeUniversité Bordeaux Montaigne, Bordeaux, Frankreich; Université Grenoble Alpes, Grenoble, Frankreich; Université Paul Valéry - Montpellier III, Montpellier, Frankreich; Université Toulouse - Jean Jaurès, Toulouse, Frankreich; Università degli Studi di Roma "La Sapienza", Rom, Italien; Universidade Nova de Lisboa, Lissabon, Portugal; Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spanien; Universidad Autónoma de Madrid, Madrid, Spanien; Universidad de Oviedo, Oviedo, Spanien; Universitat de Valencia, Valencia, Spanien
Special features regarding the equipmentThere are projectors and computers in all classrooms. Other video and audio equipment is also available at any time. Students have Internet access via WiFi in all university rooms.
Special features regarding research activitiesdescription, explanation of grammar of the Romance Languages; Theoretical problems of the history of linguistics; The cloud in the literature of the 19th century; Novels by French and German writers around 1800; Island travels in the work of Rabelais; Fir
Website with further information on research activitieshttp://www.uni-potsdam.de/romanistik/index.html
Other special featuresThe Institute of Romance Studies works in teaching research and international cooperation on the basis of an overall understanding of Romance languages in the interest of linking francophone, italophone and hispanophone philology in global dimensions.
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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