The subjects of the courses offered in French Philology (60 credit modules with prior language knowledge), French (60 credit modules with no prior language knowledge) and French (30 credit modules with / without prior language knowledge) are the language, literature, culture and history of France and the French-speaking world Countries and territories. In addition to practical language skills and knowledge of the country, students of French philology also acquire specialist knowledge in the areas of linguistics and literary studies. The respective emphasis of the course depends on the choice of modules and the respective individual focus. For more details, please refer to the curriculum plans.

Areas of study in linguistics are in particular the theories and methods of general, Romance and French linguistics, the language system of French and its use, the variation of French and its linguistic history, possibly taking into account other Gallo-Roman varieties, the history of general , Romance and French linguistics and language reflection as well as language in its socio-cultural, biological and application-related contexts.

Literary studies deals with the theories and methods of literary studies, with the history of literature in its course, text analysis and interpretation, with literature and non-literary text types and the area of ??literature and other media.

The subject of regional studies is the social and cultural conditions of the francophone-speaking areas (e.g. geography, history, politics, philosophy, art, everyday and regional cultures, media, social systems). The regional studies modules are usually offered in French.

The teaching of language practice serves to develop the basic skills of reading, listening, speaking and writing with reference to the application-related levels of the Common European Framework of Reference (GER). Further study objectives are the development of strategies for language mediation and language acquisition as well as the use of language and independent and cooperative learning.

Program Structure

As a 30 CP module offering, French is combined with a suitable 90 CP core subject and a further 30 CP module offering.

The study of the French modules as a 30 CP module offer includes modules from the study areas linguistic practice, linguistics or literary studies and regional studies.

The course regulations regulate the structure and process of the course. It contains detailed descriptions of the content and qualification goals of each individual module and an exemplary course plan. The examination regulations define the type and requirements of the module examination. In the regulations, the credit points (CP) for each module or event as well as the workload in hours for the entire course are specified.

French with VK as a 30 CP module offer

Language practice
module French advanced module I
module French advanced module II
module French advanced module III
Regional studies
Basic module Ia Country studies France / Francophonie
Linguistics or literary studies (optional)
Basic module Ia Introduction to the description levels of the French language system or
Basic module Ia Basic concepts and methods of French literary studies

French without VK as a 30 CP module offer

Language practice
module French basic module I
module French basic module II
module French basic module III
module French basic module IV
Regional studies
Basic module Ib Country studies France / Franco

Career Prospects

Bachelor graduates have scientific knowledge and practical skills that qualify them for a job or a postgraduate course. Since French is studied as a module within the framework of a combined bachelor's degree, the chosen core subject shapes the professional qualification.

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