We welcome you to the website of the English Department. Since 1993, the department has gained an international reputation for teaching and conducting research with partners in China, South Africa, the Czech Republic, Great Britain, Canada and many others. The work and research of the four professorships, English Language and Linguistics, English Literature(s), British and American Social/Cultural Studies, and American Studies, places particular emphasis on intercultural competence and intercultural communication. The sections TESOL and the practical language programme round up an education for our students that prepares our alumni for the requirements of the modern job market.
Thinking about studying English? Our website for prospective students (German) will help you decide.
New students are strongly advised to consult our New Students webpage before their studies commence.
Please follow the guidelines and information by the Büro für Arbeitssicherheit (German), as well as their FAQ section (German), regarding the 2019 Coronavirus (SARS-CoV-2)!
Students please also make sure that they have signed up for the English List to receive news and updates. Physical attendance in classes in summer term 2020 is postponed to 4 May 2020. Term starts regularly on 1 April 2020.
Please check the KoVo for updates on the individual classes.