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The Department of English is one of the seven departments of languages and literatures at the University of Bern. We are a lively, medium-sized department with currently around 600 students, six professors and more than a dozen teaching staff members. The fields covered in the department include a wide range of research areas in both literature, and language and linguistics. This website provides you with information regarding our study programs, courses, staff members, ongoing research projects and current events.

News and events

Global Resit

The global resit for Autumn Semester 2017 exams takes place on Wednesday, 7 February 2018. The exact time and place will be announced after the end of the semester.

07.02.18

Professor Gabriele Rippl has been awarded a Förderung Interdisziplinäre Lehre (FIV) grant

Professor Gabriele Rippl has been awarded a Förderung Interdisziplinäre Lehre (FIV) grant from the Vice-Rectorate for Learning. The grant is for an interdisciplinary research colloquium titled "Cultural Sustainability" that is taught this autumn term (2017) together with Professor Sibylle Hofer (Law Department) and Doktor Anne Zimmermann (CDE).

27.11.17

Professor Crispin Thurlow has been awarded a Förderung Innovative Lehre (FIL) grant

Professor Crispin Thurlow has been awarded a Förderung Innovative Lehre (FIL) grant from the Vice-Rectorate for Learning. The grant is for a teaching project titled "Rescaling the Large Lecture Class" and will support the design and delivery of Professor Thurlow's BA and MA lecture course on Language and Digital Media in Spring 2018.

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