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Romance Studies, Department

Fachbereich 05: Philosophie und Philologie at the Uni Mainz

Romanisches Seminar

  • Jakob-Welder-Weg 18
  • 55128 Mainz
  • Phone: +49 6131 392-2249
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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 26
Total number of students 130 *
Number of master degree students 10

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 6/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 55.0 %
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 7/9 points
Outgoing students 5.0 %


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Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 890
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Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    "Full Romance Studies" programme including francophone and Latin American Studies; Optional language courses in Italian, Portuguese and Romanian; A full range of courses offered as BA minor subject including Portuguese; Possible option Romanian. Research-oriented teaching; Advanced didactics; Extensive range of courses in the respective foreign languages given by a high proportion of native language teaching staff; Interdisciplinary orientation and emphasis on cross-culturalism in the MA degree course Fully accredited binational degree courses (Université de Bourgogne Dijon).
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Binational degree courses of the DFH with option for trinational extension (Bologna/Sherbrooke), possible in French from the BA/B.Ed to doctorate with co-supervision and double degree. Well-established partnerships (Erasmus, etc.) with universities in France, Italy, Spain, in the French-speaking part of Switzerland, Portugal and Romania and in Canada, Colombia and Brazil. Support for international scholarship holders (DAAD/Erasmus). International research partnerships and networks; International lecture activities as well as assessment activities by teachers; Collaboration in committees at an international level.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, Frankreich; Université de Clermont-Ferrand, Clermont-Ferrand, Frankreich; Universitat de València, Valencia, Spanien; Università degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, Italien; Universidad de los Andes, Bogotá, Kolumbien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Media-based teaching and learning, use of e-learning platforms and e-examinations, sufficient range of computer workstations in libraries and PC pools.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Early Modern Age, Colonialism/Post-colonialism; Non-European Literature; Francophone Studies; Interculturality; Literary Anthropology; Gender Research; Migration Research; Systematic Linguistics complement the research in the media disciplines; Networking
  • Other special features
    Specialised library for research on France; Expansion in 2013 in cooperation with the university library under the scope of the programme "Funding Excellent Research Libraries" (DFG); Founding of the "Interdisciplinary study group Italy "(2015) and interdisciplinary research platform "Forum cross-cultural research on culture" (2012); Cooperation with the cultural institutes of the Rhine-Main region (Institut Français in Mainz, Instituto Cervantes in Frankfurt, etc.).
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