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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Romance Studies, Department

Philosophische Fakultät

Institut für Klassische und Romanische Philologie

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Basic information

Teaching staff in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 34
Total number of students 960 *
Number of master degree students 150

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 11/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 84.5 %
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 5/9 points
International orientation, master's 6/9 points
Outgoing students 3.0 %


Doctorates per professor

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation
Exams 2.0
Research orientation 2.0
Job market preparation 3.0
Support for stays abroad 1.9
Library 1.9
Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 400
Teacher qualification programmes teacher qualification (B.Ed./M.Ed.)
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
    The Romance Studies department in Bonn is characterised by innovative research-related teaching. The course contents reflect current research; In addition, a high percentage of classes are taught in foreign languages, in particular by nine native speaker instructors in Language Practice and Cultural Studies. The numerous int. contacts make it possible to have regular guest lecturers and gain new perspectives. In addition, modular lecture series are offered together with the Institut français Bonn (IFB) and the Istituto italiano di Cultura Cologne (IIC).
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    A special feature of Romance Studies in Bonn are the international B.A. and M.A. courses with prestigious universities in France (Sorbonne Université), Italy (Florence) and Spain (León). It also cooperates with many partner universities under the Erasmus programme. The Romance Studies department also sets itself apart with international research partnership and graduate schools (trinational graduate school "Europäische Gründungsmythen" (European Foundation Myths), doctoral school in "Italianistica" of the universities of Bonn-Florence-Paris) as well as many (inter)national research projects.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Sorbonne Université, Paris, Frankreich; Université de Toulouse Jean Jaurès, Toulouse, Frankreich; Université de Bordeaux, Bordeaux, Frankreich; Università degli Studi di Firenze, Florenz, Italien; Università di Bologna, Bologna, Italien; Universidad de León, León, Spanien; Universidad de Salamanca, Salamanca, Spanien; Universidad de Sevilla, Sevilla, Spanien; Universidad de Talca, Talca, Chile; Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú, Lima, Perú
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The technical equipment of the Bonn Romance Studies department corresponds to the general technical standard of the Universität Bonn: There are computer workstations available in the department's own library; Projectors and Starboard equipment are used in teaching. In addition, the Romance Studies department in Bonn has electronic doors to make the daily lives of staff and students with physical disabilities easier.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Our website provides an exhaustive overview of the special features. For example, a project on digitisation and its significance for Romance studies is currently underway. There are numerous (interdisciplinary) publications and projects on interculturalit
  • Other special features
    The excellent teacher-student ratio is especially impressive in the Bonn department of Romance Studies. The department also cooperates closely with the Institut français Bonn (IFB), the Istituto italiano di Cultura Cologne (ICC) and the Interdisciplinary Latin America Center Bonn (ILZ). These contacts, the clear advantages of the geographic location and the proximity to the Rhineland results in a very broad range of cultural events and partnerships both for teachers and students (concerts, readings, conferences, Carnival of the Bonn Romance Studies department, etc.).
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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