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 Please consult our course catalogue (KVV) in LSF. 



Self-access learning centre

Theself-access learning centre is open for business. Come along and see for yourselves in A308.


Fancy going abroad?

Come to our International Stand in the course of the semester and explore our international programs in the English Department! Come by and find out more about our programs and the application process! Plus: Win amazing goodies! Looking forward to meeting and talking to you!

Next International Stand on Thursday, 11 January 2019 at 11.45

Your English Department


TALE project - Teachers' Assessment Literacy Enhancement

This EU-funded project "Teachers' Asessment Literacy Enhancement" (TALE) aims at creating an efficient and sustainable training  infrastructure for English language teachers who wish to develop their skills with regard to language assessment.  Please visit the project website or the Facebook site for further information.

Free online self-study course and free handbook on



The English department is proud to announce its excellent result in the nationwide research rating by the German Wissenschaftsrat (2012)!

Samira Hermenau won the Ludger-Schiffler-Preis for her dissertation (Staatsexamensarbeit) "Teaching English as a Foreign Language in art museums (2013).

Prof. Dr. Karin Vogt won the prize "Goldener Zugvogel" for her outstanding support of students in the ERASMUS teaching practice programmes (2013).

Raphaëlle Beecroft, M.A., won the first prize for female junior scientists at the Pädagogische Hochschule Heidelberg (2014) - find out more...

Ines Sperling won the Michael-Raubal prize for her dissertation "Intercultural learning during teaching practice abroad" (2018).


Going abroad for teaching practice:

Wales (ERASMUS programme) - more information; next possible dates: 2020 (deadline: 31 October 2019) - Accreditation possible for PO 2011, 2015

Dublin (ERASMUS programme) - more information; next possible dates: 2019 (deadline for applications: 30 April 2019) - Accreditation possible for PO 2011, PO 2015

England (Bristol, Norton Hill / Somerset, Canterbury, ERASMUS programme) - next possibe dates: 2019 / 2020 (Feb to July 2020, Bristol; deadline for applications 31 August 2019) and 2019/2020 (six months from September to March, deadline for applications: 15 May 2019; accreditation possible for PO 2011, PO 2015

South Africa - at least three months, supported by the foundation "Kinder fördern, Zukunft stiften" - for BA and MA students and for graduates after their studies; applications to Prof. Karin Vogt;information session on Thursday, 6 December at 9.30 in A127.

Going abroad to a European partner university:

Cyprus (ERASMUS programme) - for placements at the University of Cyprus please contact Prof. Karin Vogt anytime.

Jaén (Andalusia) (ERASMUS programme) - for more information please contact Prof. Rymarczyk.

Sekretariat für Englisch

Claudia Holweck
Raum A115 (Neubau)
Öffnungszeiten für Studierende: Mo. bis Fr. 11.00-13.00 & 13.30-15.00 Uhr
Tel.: 06221 477 - 318
Fax.: 06221 477 - 408