Research within the department covers the areas of:
- Language and Communication
- Literary Studies
- Cultural Studies
- The Study of Religions
- Classical Studies
The department’s academic staff teach in 15 degree programmes at bachelor level and 13 degree programmes at master’s level with approximately 2,800 students in total. Some of the degree programmes are offered in collaboration with other departments and Faculties.
The department is characterized by strong co-working communities within and across the different areas of research and teaching.
The department has approximately 200 permanent employees as well as a number of part-time staff.
The department conducts research and teaching in Odense and Slagelse.