Department Studies Office

The studies office is responsible for all organizational matters concerning the Bachelor and Master Studies programs in the Department of English and Linguistics.


Introduction to Studying at the Department of English and Linguistics SuSe 2023

[information will be added closer to the summer semester 2023]

Covid notice - Office hours

Our one-on-one office hours are still partly suspended. Please check "Contact" on this page for further details.

Please follow these guide lines when sending e-mails:

  • Only send your enquiry to one person at the time. We will forward your enquiry to the person in charge if necessary.
  • State your question in a short but precise manner.
  • State which course of studies you are enrolled in (major/minor), and, if possible, in what semester you are studying.
  • In order to clarify more complex problems, add your phone number to the request, so we can call you.

Your studies office - Our Tasks

For the "who-is-who" - see "Contact" below.

  • Studies management
    The studies manager is the head of the studies office; s/he plans the semester programs in cooperation with the department's executive office and the individual teaching and research branches; coordinates the teaching, and participates in the conceptional and organizational development of the study programs. S/he is furthermore a first contact for questions relating to gender equality as well as compensation for disadvantages, and administers hearings in cases of plagiarism.
  • Course management
    The course manager organizes all courses, which includes room booking, accepting course announcements, data processing of all courses in CampusNet; and administers all registrations and lists of participants.
  • Exams management
    The exams manager organizes and administers all exams (except: Bachelor's or Master's theses),  processing all exams data in CampusNet.
  • Student advisors
    Affiliated with the departmental studies office, the student advisors offer a variety of individual advice to students. (Click on "student advisors" for more information.)
  • Certificates for the German student credit system (BAföG-Bescheinigungen)
    Only for B.A. (major) American Studies or English Literature and Culture.
    Please contact Lisa Schaufler. For "Formblatt 5," see also student advisors
  • Who else can issue a certificate for the German student credit system BAföG-Bescheinigungen (regular certificates)?
    In cases of illness or vacation, one of our studies office representatives will assist. Please contact only ONE studies office administrator at a time! NEVER contact several people at the same time!
  • Website
    For any questions or suggestions, please contact Kathrin Scheufler.

Out of office

Lisa Schaufler:
Kathrin Scheufler: 15 - 24 February 2023
Alexandra Velten: 20 - 24 February 2023
Beatrix Spahn:
Short term changes (i.e. in cases of illness or because of impromptu meetings and conferences) will be announced at the office doors.