Research areas: German Linguistics and Applied Linguistics, especially

  • Language – Culture – Interculturality/Transculturality: Intercultural Linguistics
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Bilingualism/Multilingualism
  • Language Politics (especially: The International Position of German)
  • Language Contact Research, Sociolinguistics
  • Phraseology
  • Lexicography
  • German as a Foreign Language/Second Language
  • German as a Minority Language.

Externally funded projects:

Recently completed:

Academic activities: See the information ⇒ here.

Publications: A list of my publications can be seen ⇒ here.