German Language and Literature, Department

Uni Düsseldorf - Philosophische Fakultät

Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Institut für Germanistik
Universitätsstraße 1
40225 Düsseldorf
Telephone: +49 211 811-2950

DEGREE COURSES WITH DETAILS

DEGREE COURSES WITHOUT DETAILS
Further degree courses of the department none  
BASIC INFORMATION
Teaching staff at the department 45  
Total number of students 1610  
Number of master degree students 280  
Teaching staff in core subjects
Didactics: 0%
German as a foreign language: 0%
Ancient German Literature: 22.2%
Modern Literature: 28.9%
Linguistics: 28.9%
Historic Linguistics: 20%
SUPPORT DURING THE STUDY ENTRY PHASE
Total score for support in the study entry phase 9.0 points
RESULTS OF STUDY
Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 63.9 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 26.2 %
INTERNATIONAL ORIENTATION
International orientation, bachelor's 1/9 points
International orientation, master's 3/9 points
Outgoing students 1.0 %  
STUDENTS' ASSESSMENTS ON UNDERGRADUATE, PRESENCE-LEARNING-COURSES
Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.6
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation 2.5
Exams 2.1
Research orientation 2.3
Job market preparation 3.4
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 3.0
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 2.6
Overall study situation 2.4

FURTHER INFORMATION PROVIDED BY THE DEPARTMENT

Special features regarding teaching
The German studies degree in Düsseldorf offers the whole range of literature and linguistics subjects. Students of German studies in Düsseldorf acquire basic and extensive knowledge in the fields of German linguistics, modern German literature and German medieval studies. In the third year of the Bachelor's degree, students can specialise in the theory and history of oral and written communication.

Special features regarding the international orientation
23 Erasmus partner universities and other exchange programmes: http://www.germanistik.hhu.de/studium-germanistik/weitere-kontaktadressen-bafoeg-transcript-of-records-erasmus-anerkennung-von-auswaertigen-und-auslaendischen-studienleistungen/erasmus.html

Common partner universities for exchange
Universiteit Antwerpen, Antwerpen, Belgien; Vrije Universiteit Brussel, Brüssel, Belgien; Université de Cergy-Pontoise, Frankreich; L’Université de Lyon, Lyon, Frankreich; University of Wales, Aberystwyth, Wales, GB; University of Athens, Athen, Griechenland; Università di Bologna, Italien; Universität Degli Studi Di Urbino Carlo Bo, Urbino, Italien; Université du Luxembourg, Luxemburg; Universiteit Leiden, Niederlande

Special features regarding the equipment
In addition to the large specialist databases, a number of specialist databases for research into spoken language are available, some specifically set up for this purpose.

Special features regarding research activities
Here you can find an overview of the current research projects: http://www.germanistik.hhu.de/forschung-germanistik.html

Website with further information on research activities
http://www.germanistik.hhu.de/forschung-germanistik

Other special features
Affiliated areas: Women culture archive; Max-Herrmann-Neiße institute; Modernity in the Rhineland; Myth and Ideology

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