Pilot Projects

Pilot Projects: Types of Modules

"Pilot Projects" is an umbrella term for different types of course formats. These include:

Language of instruction



Students are expected to have written term papers in English literature or linguistics at BA level or above. Students are required to have good (written) academic English language skills (Level C1)


This module provides a framework to design, test and adjust new, innovative, and experimental course formats or projects (e.g. Lehrkredit projects, collaborations with other institutions, etc.).

Learning outcomes

Students are able to: (a) approach new and/or untested research formats and activities in a systematic manner; (b) collaborate with other academic disciplines and potentially institutions outside of academia.




A complete list of Pilot Project modules offered between the fall semester 2019 and the spring semester 2021 is available in the Archive.