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Martina Ruf, Mag.a



Telephone: +44-(0)20-7882-8917
Room Number: Arts One 2.02
Office Hours: Tuesday 3-4 pm, Thursday 12-1pm (term time only)


Since 2015: QMUL: Department of German + Department of Comparative Literature: Austrian Lektorin (OeAD).

Since 2012: ÖSD-examiner (German language certificate).

Since 2009: University of Vienna, Language Centre: Teacher for German as a foreign/second language.

07/2014 + 07/2016: Goethe-Institut, Young Learners Programm.

2009: University of Vienna: Magister (combined BA/MA) in English and American Studies + Teaching qualification for German as a foreign/second language.

05/2008: UC Santa Barbara, Department for Chicano/a Studies (research grant for diploma thesis: "The Feminization of Undocumented Migration at the U.S.-Mexican Border as Represented in Chicano/a Literature").

2006/07: University of Nottingham: School of English + Department of American and Canadian Studies (Erasmus); Department of German Studies (Teaching Internship).

2005 : Tallinn University, Estonia, Department of German Studies (Teaching internship, OeAD).


I am teaching and/or organising the following courses:

Department of German:

  • GER4200 Austria Today
  • GER4210 Germany Today
  • GER5202 German II Guided Composition
  • GER6200 German III Oral/Aural

Department of Comparative Literature:

  • COM4205 European Literature and its Contexts (seminar tutor)

 Past courses:

  • GER212 German II: Oral/Aural for Natives


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