TEFL is the science of teaching and learning English language, literature and culture. Research in Augsburg focuses on the following areas:


  • Teacher education
  • Improvement of the quality of teaching (Balanced Teaching)
  • Didactics of modern media
  • Didactics of literature
  • Intercultural learning
  • Development of coursebooks
  • In-service teacher education

The Chair has made it its mission to equip students with the following competences:


  • Ability to do research-based teaching and practice-oriented research (action research)
  • Ability to reflect on theory-based subject didactics (diachronic and synchronic)
  • Mediation competence appropriate to the type of school and the school level
  • Enjoyment of teaching 
  • Ability to further develop schools and TEFL


Student assistant: Anja Sonn


Working hours:

Tuesday,           1:30 p.m.   -   3:30 p.m.

Thursday,        10:00 a.m.   -  11:30 a.m.


Phone: +49 821 598 2745

E-Mail: sekretariat.dide@philhist.uni-augsburg.de