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Romance Studies, Department

Fachbereich 02: Geistes- und Kulturwissenschaften at the Uni Kassel

Institut für Romanistik

  • Kurt-Wolters-Str. 5
  • 34109 Kassel
  • Phone: +49 561 804-3453
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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 17
Total number of students 420
Number of master degree students 20

Support during the study entry phase

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


Doctorates per professor 0.5

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.7
Courses offered 2.8
Study organisation 2.3
Exams 2.8
Digital teaching elements 2.6
Teaching foreign language skills 2.0
Research orientation 2.8
Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 280
Teacher qualification programmes
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
    Seminars in the language practice of native speakers; Practical relevance; High digital literacy; Cooperative and project-oriented work with students; Individual advice and counselling; Instruction is typically offered in the foreign language; External collaborations for better practical relevance; The specialist sciences work with an interdisciplinary approach; Integration of the ISW learning workshop as a special learning environment with access to authentic and contemporary teaching and learning materials, including a digital teaching and learning laboratory; Regular academic offers at the state level
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Collaborations with 26 universities in Europe and Latin America; Collaboration with the Latin America Research Centre (CELA) at the University of Kassel and the CALAS Merian Centre (Guadalajara, México); Research colloquia with the University of Buenos Aires; Visiting professorships by Latin Americanprofessors; Buddy programme for students
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Integrated study workshop for languages: PCs, laptops, iPads, learning and research software, teaching materials as well as facilities for printing, scanning and copying; E-Learning Centre: Facilities include 25 workstations, interactive whiteboard as well as equipment for printing, scanning and copying; KAMOKO: KAsseler MOrgenstern KOrpus: Corpus-based linguistics and language practice for students of French; Kassel text and task database: Español Lengua Extranjera; Language laboratory for linguistic studies and psycholinguistic experiments (6 places); Virtual classrooms and study rooms
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Latin American focus (CALAS, funded by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)) – research on social inequality, current issues such as the pandemic or the rightward turn in Latin America; Participation in the CELA Research Centre (Centro de Estudios Latino americanos); Coverage of a very wide array of didactics in research, e.g. didactics of literature, promotion of pronunciation, historical perspectives, didactics of multilingualism, digitalisation, virtual reality, etc.; Creation of corpora; Postgraduate funding in the form of a seminar for doctoral candidates with the University of Potsdam; Intern. research colloquia
  • Support for founders
    The University of Kassel has its own facility for business start-ups, with an extensive programme: Guidance & Support; Ideas competition; Crowd-funding; Mentoring; Scholarships and funding programmes; Rooms for start-up teams; Start-up map; Courses for the promotion of entrepreneurial skills
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
  • Information on access restrictions
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