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German Language and Literature, Department

Fakultät für Humanwissenschaften

Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg

Fakultät für Humanwissenschaften
Bereich für Germanistik - Institut III
Zschokkestraße 32
D-39104 Magdeburg
Telephone: +49 391 671-6616

Uni Magdeburg
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Basic information

Teaching staff at the department


Total number of students at the department


Number of master degree students (w/o teacher qualification)


Teaching in core subjects

  • German as a foreign language: 0%
  • Ancient German Literature: 20%
  • Modern Literature: 24%
  • Linguistics: 0%
  • Historic Linguistics: 36%
  • Other fields: 20%

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

8/14 points

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support

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Support in studies

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Courses offered

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Study organisation

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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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Research orientation

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Overall study situation

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Return rate of the questionnaires

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Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Undergraduate German studies degree (whole spectrum of the subject); Interdisciplinary vocational specialisation options from the 2nd semester; Cooperation with neighbouring disciplines in the humanities and with suitable subjects for specialisation; Research-oriented curriculum; Applied component (project work); Individual specialisation options; Focus on career opportunities

Special features regarding the international orientation

International cooperation with European and non-European universities (student and lecturer exchange); International exchange within the subject

Special features regarding research activities

Exhibition project "Book Series of the Second World War" developed with students with strong learning-through-research element (includes publication of an exhibition catalogue with student contributions); Disaster literature; Low German; Language and Politics; Author database; Old Saxon; Phüla interphase teacher training FD German, DU in the context of migration and immigration; Adaptive learning through interactive learning pens

Other special features

Full-time degree course; One quarter of the period of study is spent in class (mostly lectures, seminars and exercises); Majority consists of private study and working groups (preparation and follow-up of classes, exercises, project work, writing of study-related texts, independent reading)

Further information on research activities




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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements


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