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Romance Studies, Department

Fakultät für Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft

Universität Bielefeld

Fakultät für Linguistik und Literaturwissenschaft
Universitätsstraße 25
D-33615 Bielefeld

Uni Bielefeld
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Basic information

Teaching staff at the department


Total number of students at the department


Teaching in core subjects

  • Cultural Studies: 18.2%
  • Literature: 59.1%
  • Regional Sciences: 0%
  • Linguistics: 22.7%
  • Other fields: 0%

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

8/14 points


Doctorates per professor

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Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support

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Courses offered

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Exam organisation

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Digital teaching elements

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Teaching foreign language skills

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Return rate of the questionnaires

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Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

The Bielefeld Romance Studies department is characterised by close integration of the disciplines of Literary Studies, Linguistics and History. Another important focus of the subject-related and methodological training is the area of cultural and media studies which form an independent pillar equivalent to the "traditional" disciplines of Literature and Linguistics. The range of courses offered and the course polyvalence make individual course planning highly flexible and interdisciplinary.

Special features regarding the international orientation

The degree course includes a stay abroad of at least three months in the core subject; There are long-standing partnerships with universities in French- and Spanish-speaking countries (Lyon, Marseille, Le Mans, Neuchâtel, Madrid, Alicante, Malaga, Santiago); one focus is on structured cooperation programmes (DAAD-funded ISAP programmes) and cooperation projects with various universities in Latin America (Guadalajara, La Plata, Buenos Aires, Ciudad de México).

Special features regarding research activities

The faculty is involved in several interdisciplinary projects funded by third-parties and research centres and cooperates with the History, Sociology, English Studies and InterAmerican Studies departments. Ongoing: SFB 1288 "Practices of comparison"; CIAS (Center for Interamerican Studies), CALAS (Maria Sybila Merian Center for Advanced Latin American Studies), BMBF project ‘The Americas as Space of Entanglements’ (until 2019), DFG Network on ‘Dynamics of the play of language: Linguistic contact, linguistic innovation, speaker-listener interaction’ (until 2018).

Further information on research activities




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Last Update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
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