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Welcome to the IAA!

Mehrere bunte Zettel auf Whiteboard mit Aufdruck "Willkommen" in verschiedenen Sprachen.
Foto: Rolf K. Wegst

We are you glad you decided for one of our degree programmes and we warmly welcome you to the Department of English and American Studies!

A number of information sessions are held during the Orientation Week before the semester begins (week 44) to help you at the start of your studies. We very much recommend attending these events!

Information session for first-semester students of secondary school (Gymnasien) English Teacher Education

Tuesday, October 27, 2020, 9 am-10:30 am (main date)
or Wednesday, October 28, 2020, 9 am - 10:30 am (alternative date in case of overlaps)

Lecture plus time for questions via BigBlueButton

First register with the following ILIAS group: Heuser: Studienberatung Englisch Lehramt.
In the directory for first-semester students you will find the link to the lecture: "BigBlueButton: Info-Veranstaltung Englisch Lehramt an Gymnasien, Studienbeginn WS 20-21"

Tip: Before you can use ILIAS you have to activate your student e-mail account

Please also note the schedule for Teacher Education freshers as well as the information provided in the study guidance group on ILIAS

Information session for first-semester students of the B.A. American, British and Canadian Studies

On Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Room: online
Conducted by: Mrs. Aoife Holmes-Rein

Please note also the handout: exemplary-schedule and tips for freshers and the course website, particularly the pages for freshers if you cannot attend the information sessions (here is the presentation for the information session with useful links).

The Head of Department welcomes MA students

On Tuesday, 27 October 2020, 3:00 - 03:30 pm
Room: online

Information session for first-semester students of the M.A. in North American Studies

On October 27, 2020, 3:30 - 04:30 pm
Room: online
Conducted by: Prof. Dr. Birkle

Information session B.A. in European Literature freshers


The Student Council of Faculty 10 organises additional appointments to go over scheduling. Please see the notice at the entrance to block D. The venue is – unless stated otherwise – always Wilhelm-Röpke Straße, Block D, 8th floor. Please refer to the Student Council of Faculty 10 for more details.

You will find more information on courses under study guidance (Studienberatung) and course and examination regulations (Studien- und Prüfungsordnungen).