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 Please consult our course catalogue (KVV) in LSF., The PH Heidelberg's Independent Language Learning Center

Need to improve your English (or Spanish, or French, or German)? Not sure where to begin or to continue? SLZ.Online, the Selbstlernzentrum für Sprachen, can help. Visit our webpage to find out more and to schedule an individual consultation with our language learning experts.  


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: 24 June 2021 (online).

Your English Department


Coming soon: Doktorand:innenkolloquium für fremdsprachliche Lehrkräfte

Sind Sie Lehrkraft und interessiert an einer berufsbegleitenden Promotion im Bereich der Fremdsprachendidaktik? Haben Sie ein fremdsprachendidaktisches Thema, an dem Sie wissenschaftlich vertieft arbeiten möchten? Sind Sie auf der Suche nach einer akademischen Umgebung, die Ihr Vorhaben unterstützt und begleitet?

Dann nehmen Sie teil am Doktorandenkolloquium für Lehrkräfte der Pädagogischen Hochschule Heidelberg

Ab November 2021 (online) mehr Informationen hier. Wir freuen uns auf Sie!


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 TALE project has won the British Council Innovations in Assessment Research Award 2019! Congratulations to the whole project team.



Esther Jaskorski has won the Raubal Prize for her dissertation "The assessment of spelling in the EFL classroom" (2020)

The members of the ERASMUS+ TALE project ( have won the British Council Innovations in Assessment Prize 2019.

With their teams, Nina Baur and Lucas Hämmerle win silver and bronze medals as Unified Partners at the Special Olympics World Summer Games in the United Arab Emirates - Congratulations! Read more here.

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

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


Going abroad for teaching practice:

Wales (ERASMUS programme) - more information; next possible dates: 2022 (deadline: 31 October 2021) - Accreditation possible for BA 2015, MEd (PP)

Dublin (ERASMUS programme) - more information; next possible dates: 2021 (deadline for applications: 30 April 2021) - Accreditation possible for PO 2015

England (Somerset, Canterbury, ERASMUS programme) - next possible dates: 2021/2022  (six months from September to March, deadline for applications: 30 April 2022); accreditation possible for PO 2015

In general, teaching practice periods can now be funded by the DAAD Lehramt International programme (1-6 months, more information here). The English department will be happy to help you with your application to our partner schools.

South Africa - volunteers wanted for at least three months (Jan-Mar, April to June, July to September, October to December) , supported by the foundation "Kinder fördern, Zukunft stiften" - for BA and MA students and for graduates after their studies; applications to Prof. Karin Vogt.

New! Aussenkehr / Namibia, volunteers wanted for at least four 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.

Going abroad to a European partner university:

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

Coronabedingte Anwesenheit im WiSe 2020/21:

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Dienstag: vor Ort
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Donnerstag: Homeoffice
Freitag: Homeoffice

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