Course Information
Title in GermanEinführung in die Philologie
SchoolGerman Language and Literature
Cycle / Level1st / Undergraduate
Teaching PeriodWinter/Spring
Course ID280011747

Programme of Study: PPS Tmīmatos Germanikīs Glṓssas kai Filologías (2020-sīmera)

Registered students: 245
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course116

Programme of Study: PPS School of German Language and Literature

Registered students: 4
OrientationAttendance TypeSemesterYearECTS
KORMOSCompulsory Course116

Class Information
Academic Year2019 – 2020
Class PeriodWinter
Faculty Instructors
Instructors from Other Categories
Weekly Hours3
Class ID
Type of the Course
  • Background
  • General Knowledge
Course Category
General Foundation
Mode of Delivery
  • Face to face
Digital Course Content
The course is also offered to exchange programme students.
Language of Instruction
  • German (Instruction, Examination)
General Prerequisites
knowledge of the german language
Learning Outcomes
Students learn how to cooperate and participate regularly and actively. They become acquainted with (1) the scientific handling of bibliography/ secondary literature, (2) multiple methods of text analysis and interpretation, (3) they acquire the ability to use basic tools and frameworks of philology, (4) students improve their language competence in German.
General Competences
  • Apply knowledge in practice
  • Retrieve, analyse and synthesise data and information, with the use of necessary technologies
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Make decisions
  • Work autonomously
  • Work in teams
  • Work in an international context
  • Work in an interdisciplinary team
  • Appreciate diversity and multiculturality
  • Respect natural environment
  • Demonstrate social, professional and ethical commitment and sensitivity to gender issues
  • Be critical and self-critical
  • Advance free, creative and causative thinking
Course Content (Syllabus)
This course aims at introducing beginners into basic tools and frameworks of philology. Students delve into fundamental philological terms and methodology and discuss e. g. differences between the literary genres, or certain methods of scholarly working such as research in bibliography or techniques of presentation. Attendance of the additional workshop offered is mandatory.
Introduction to Philology
Educational Material Types
  • Notes
  • Multimedia
  • Book
  • PowerPoint
Use of Information and Communication Technologies
Use of ICT
  • Use of ICT in Course Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Laboratory Teaching
  • Use of ICT in Communication with Students
Course Organization
Reading Assigment341.4
Student Assessment
Multiple choice test
Student Assessment methods
  • Written Exam with Multiple Choice Questions (Summative)
  • Written Exam with Short Answer Questions (Summative)
Course Bibliography (Eudoxus)
- Gombrich, H. Ernst (2012): Μικρή ιστορία του κόσμου. Μετάφραση Έλενα Καμηλάρη. Πατάκης. ISBN: 9789601623658
Additional bibliography for study
- Allkemper, Alo/ Eke, Norbert Otto (2004): Literaturwissenschaft. Paderborn: Wilhelm Fink. - Anz, Thomas (2007): Handbuch Literaturwissenschaft. Bd. 1-3. Stuttgart; Weimar: Metzler. - Becker, Sabina/ Hummel, Christine/ Sander, Gabriele (2012): Grundkurs Literaturwissenschaft. Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam. - Culler, Jonathan (2002): Literaturtheorie: Eine kurze Einführung. Stuttgart: Philipp Reclam. - Jeßing, Benedikt/ Köhnen, Ralph (2003): Einführung in die Neuere deutsche Literaturwissenschaft. Stuttgart; Weimar: Metzler. - Krah, Hans (2006): Einführung in die Literaturwissenschaft/Textanalyse. Kiel: Ludwig. - Neuhaus, Stefan (2005): Grundriss der Literaturwissenschaft. Tübingen; Basel: A. Francke. - Wiener Link:
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