Short vita

  • since 2020: Member of the Academia Europaea (London)
  • since 2018: Member of the Johann-Gottfried-Herder Research Council
  • 2013: Honorary doctorate (Dr. h.c.) from Volgograd/Russia
  • since winter semester 2012/13: Professor (W3) of German Linguistics at the University of Erfurt
  • 2010-2017: President of the Central European Association of Germanists (MGV)
  • 2008: Obtaining the scientific title "Doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences" (DSc.)
  • summer semester 2008: Representation of a university professorship for German linguistics at the University of Vienna
  • winter semester 2007/2008: Substitute for a Chair of German as a Foreign Language/Transnational German Studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich
  • 1996-2012: Professor of German Linguistics and Director of the German Institute at the Pannonian University of Veszprém (Hungary); here among others:
    • 2008-2012: Head of the Linguistics Doctoral School "Applied Linguistics
    • 2003-2008: Co-director, then director of the Linguistics and Educational Science Doctoral College
    • 2002-2006: Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy
    • Regular visiting professorships in Switzerland, Slovakia and Germany, among others
  • 1997: Habilitation in German Linguistics at the University of Debrecen (Hungary)
  • 1987: Doctorate in the field of German Studies/Contrastive Linguistics at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena
  • 1985-1996: research associate, then university professor at the "Gyula Juhász" Pedagogical College in Szeged (Hungary)
  • 1983: Doctorate in General Linguistics at the University of Debrecen (Hungary)
  • 1981-1985: Lecturer at the University of Kecskemét (Hungary)
  • 1981: Diploma and teaching qualification for Sec. I and II in the subjects German language and literature and Russian language and literature
  • 1976-1981: Studied German and Slavic Studies at the universities of Debrecen (Hungary), Leipzig, HU Berlin, Odessa (Ukraine) and Moscow.

Courses

Summer semester 2020

  • Language system and use of language                                                                                     Mon, 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Current issues of German as a foreign language/German as a second language            Mon, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • contact linguistics                                                                                                                           Mon, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
  • Theories and methods of linguistics                                                                                           Mon, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • The language-culture-interchange: theories and description possibilities                         Tue, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Colloquium of the (certified) graduate centre "Language Mastery" (EPPP)                       Tue, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  • Career Oriented Internship                                                                                                           by appointment

More detailed biographical and bibliographical information can be found on the personal homepage.