Introduction to Studying English at the Department of English and Linguistics (SuSe 2024)

We look forward to welcoming you on campus for the summer semester 2024.

Dates and details of the introductory event and the subsequent mentoring programme can be found on our Studies Office page:

Placement test for newly matriculated students of English (SuSe 2024)

All newly matriculated students at the Department of English must give proof of sufficient knowledge of English in order to take and pass courses successfully. Therefore, we ask all students to show their proficiency by passing a placement test.

Dates and details:

Language tests for students who need them for their application abroad via e.g. PROMOS will until further notice not be arranged by DEL. Students who nevertheless need the test, please contact Abteilung Internationales via:
Tel. +49-(0) 6131-39-20044/20045


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The Deutsche Anglistenverband e.V. voted Prof Dr Rainer Emig (JGU) to be their president for three years at their annual meeting in Leipzig in September of 2021.


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JGU-Schottlandbeauftragte Sigrid Rieuwerts erhält Konstanzer Konzilspreis 2021

JGU Scotland Commissioner PD Dr Sigrid Rieuwerts receives Constance council award 2021

Acknowledgement at the suggestion of Scotland's First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

JGU Press release 3.12.2021