Welcome to the Department of English at Saarland University.

We offer a wide range of teaching and research activities, covering all genres and all periods from the middle ages to the present.

Our teaching and writing concern literary and cultural studies, English linguistics with a special emphasis on spoken language, and media studies. The department combines the following disciplines and perspectives:

Degree programs: 

(If you have any questions about the requirements and application procedure for our programs, please send an email to studium(at)uni-saarland.de or call the following hotline: +49 681 302-5491.) 

We offer the following programs: 

BA program "English: Linguistics, Literatures, and Cultures (Bachelor)" (as major or minor subject, a second subject is required in this dual-subject degree program) 

Information about our Masters program for prospective students
Find more information about our Masters program "American Studies/British Studies/English Linguistics" (as major or minor subject in our dual-subject degree or as single-subject degree) at the university's Master Portal.

The full range of Lehramt degrees for prospective schoolteachers (Lehramt für die Sekundarstufe 1 und für die Sekundarstufe 2 [Gymnasien und Gemeinschaftsschulen], Lehramt für die Sekundarstufe 1 [Klassenstufen 5-10], and Lehramt an beruflichen Schulen

A comprehensive list of study programs we are involved in can be found under "Your Studies". 

Department Operations During the Corona-Virus Pandemic

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