Romance Studies, Department
Fachbereich 05: Philosophie und Philologie at the Uni Mainz
- Jakob-Welder-Weg 18
- 55128 Mainz
- Phone: +49 6131 392-2249
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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 study offers 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 bi-national degree courses (Université de Bourgogne, Dijon) from the B.A. to the PhD.
Special features regarding the international orientationBinational degree courses of the DFH with option for trinational extension (Sherbrooke), possible in French from the BA/B.Ed to doctorate with co-supervision and double degree. Well-established partnerships (Erasmus/FORTHEM) 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.
Special features regarding the equipmentMedia-based teaching and learning, use of e-learning platforms and e-examinations, sufficient range of computer workstations in libraries and PC pools. Special research databases of the French emphasis of the university library. Support for the introduction of new digital formats.
Special features regarding research activitiesLiterature and Culture of the Early Modern Era; of the 19th centuries); Comedy of the Enlightenment, contemporary literature; Marcel Proust; Colonialism/post-colonialism; Non-European Literature; Francophone Studies; Interculturality; Literary Anthropology; Cultures of memory; Linguistics of gender ; Media Linguistics; Political linguistics; Onomastics; Language standardisation; Multilingualism; L3 Acquisition; DFG Project (2022–25) on the phonology of Bulgarian Jewish Spanish; Migration Research; Language teaching and learning research, didactics of multilingualism; Text/media literacy; Dolomite Ladin.
Other special featuresSpecialised library for research on France; Expansion in 2013 in cooperation with the university library/’Funding Excellent Research Libraries’ (DFG) in the direction of Francophony and interculturality research; Interdisciplinary research platform ‘Forum for intercultural studies of Francophony’; Foundation of the Centre for French and Francophone Studies (2019); Forum for Italian Studies; Cooperation with cultural institutes (Institut Français, Mainz; Instituto Cervantes, Frankfurt; Camões-Institut, Berlin, Istituto Italiano di Cultura; Instituts f Romanian Language, Bucharest).
Further information on research activitieshttps://www.romanistik.uni-mainz.de/personen/
Further information about study entry phasehttps://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/einfuehrungsveranstaltungen/
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