The research and teaching staff of the Department of English (Englisches Seminar) comprises about 20 full-time and part-time instructors that provide an education at a high level of excellence. The four chairs cover the Linguistics of English, Cognitive Linguistics and Language Acquisition Research, English Literature since the Renaissance, and American and General Literatures. Our research community is further strengthened by project staff, associated researchers, and administration.

Head of Department


Administrative Staff

Student Advisor

Academic Staff (Linguistics)

Academic Staff (Literary and Cultural Studies)

Academic Staff (Language Skills and Culture Courses)

Student Assistants

Project Staff

Associated Researchers