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Romance Studies, Department

Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften at the Uni Paderborn

Institut für Romanistik

  • Warburger Straße 100
  • 33098 Paderborn
  • Phone: +49 5251 60-2885
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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Teaching staff at the department 19
Total number of students 110 *
Number of master degree students 10

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees <10 graduades/year in at least one of the years surveyed; source: department survey
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 7/9 points
International orientation, master's 5/9 points
Outgoing students 10.0 %


Doctorates per professor

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Research orientation
Job market preparation
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation

Teacher qualification

Teacher qualification students 550
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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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Teaching balance: Culture studies, literature, linguistics and language acquisition; All (possible) courses in the foreign language; Own lectorships at the institute; Close links between the discipline and teaching methodology; Creative and character-forming didactic approaches (e.g. acting, didactic teaching media); Intercultural competence through internat. focus (Études Européennes), visiting lecturers, exchange programmes, Belgium centre); QPL project to support the first-semester students (diagnostic test, preparatory course); Media literacy (e.g. foreign language Podcasts, online platforms)
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    DFH course Études Européennes; Establishment of a DAAD programme (German studies, Romance studies, Cath. theology) with Univ. in Tunisia; Belgium Centre in cooperation with other institutes headed up by Romance Studies; Lecturer/student exchange with Real Escuela Superior de Arte Dramático, Madrid; Research/teaching cooperation with the Universidad Carlos III, Madrid/UNA Buenos A; Internat. links and joint research initiatives via the Centre for Comparative Theology and Cultural Studies; Numerous partner universities; Interdisciplinary Research Foundation; Bible transformation
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Carlos III University of Madrid, Madrid, Spanien; Université du Maine, Le Mans, Frankreich; University of Lyon, Lyon, Frankreich; University of Paris, Paris, Frankreich; University of Rennes 2, Rennes, Frankreich; University of Strasbourg, Straßburg, Frankreich; University of Granada, Granada, Spanien; University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spanien; Université la Manouba, Tunesien; Université-catholique-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgien
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Utilisation of equipment of the Institute of Media and Technology (IMT) and the multimedia lab of the Centre for Language Studies; Use of studio stage (Paderborn, for theatrical projects); eTutors (training by the Paderborn university didactics); Corpus databases (e.g. CRFC) for research in linguistics and foreign languages. Student participation in the creation of interactive Belgium platform, use of the technical equipment purchased for this purpose Equipment; Good equipment for creating Podcasts and didactic teaching media sets, whiteboard for learning to present
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Inter-faculty research networks: Belgium Centre; Baroque in the North; Centre for Comparative Theology and Cultural Studies; Internat. Research partnerships/projects: Muslim identities; Latin American Detective Stories; Spanish Contemporary Poetry. Digita
  • Other special features
    Participation in the "Starting the degree" programme: Advice for first semester students by teaching staff and student body in specif. Introductory events, combined with advisory services of the Paderborn Centre for Educational Research and Teacher Training; Verification of language level at start of course in a diagnostic test with subsequent guidance and preparatory language courses to compensate for shortcomings; Classes are accompanied by tutor programmes; Student participation in Belgium centre/BelgienNet, internat. practicals offers; High level of interdisciplinarity in many subjects
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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