TYSK2403 - German Literature and Culture 3


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 7 days

Course content

Literary and cultural issues and relations are analysed in thematic perspectives that may transcend both period and genre.

Learning outcome


The candidate

-has knowledge of content, form and function within German literary and cultural expressions

-has knowledge of German literature and culture as fields of study


The candidate

-is able to analyse and contextualise these expressions and present them as part of a larger picture

-is able to reflect on cultural relations, e.g. meetings between the Scandinavian and German cultures


The candidate

-has acquired an extended understanding of the interrelation between literature and culture

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and group sessions.

Compulsory assignment:

- 1 oral presentation in German (approx. 10 minutes)

- 1 written assignment in German (approx. 1200-2000 words)

Approved obligatory assignment is valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester).

Compulsory assignments

  • 1 oral presentation (approx. 10 min)
  • 1 written assignment in German, approx. 1200-2000 words

Further on evaluation

Assessment: Home examination (2400-3200 words) and oral exam (20 min).

The final grade is adjusted through an oral examination of approximately 20 minutes.

The final grade will be listed on official diplomas and transcripts of records from NTNU. The student must pass both the written part of the exam and the oral examination in order to receive a passing grade. The oral examination will be cancelled if the written part of the exam has been failed by the examiners. If a student fails one or both parts of the exam, they must retake both parts of the exam. If a student resits a passed exam, they must retake both parts of the exam.

The exam must be answered in German.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

The reading list will be available at the beginning of the semester.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: German

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • German
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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