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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 SS 2017 exams takes place on Wednesday, 6 September 2017. More details will follow soon.


Sofie Behluli headed to Oxford

We are delighted to learn that Sofie Behluli has been awarded a three-year position at the University of Oxford to study towards a DPhil in English Literature, and that she has also received a Berrow Foundation scholarship to support her studies. Sofie will be based at Lincoln College and working under the supervision of Professor Laura Marcus on a thesis titled "Ekphrastic practices in the contemporary US-American novel”.



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