Multilingualism Matters – Code Switching as a Bilingual Practice


6:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Education and Career as an Expert

1983-1984: Study stay at Lomonosov University, Moscow.

1989:1990: Lecturer for the German Language at Instituto Universitario Orientale, Naples.

1997-1998: Research stay at Bratislava, Novi Sad, Lublin, Prague, Moscow, Ljubljana.

2000: Habilitation in Slavic linguistics, thesis “Die Bedingungen der Unflektierbarkeit in den slawischen Sprachen” (The conditions of unflectedness in the Slavic languages).

Since July 1st, 2003: Full professor of Slavic linguistics at the Slavic Department, University of Klagenfurt (Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt).

From 2009-2013: President of the Austrian Association of Slavists.

Since June 29th, 2004: Director of the writing centre at the University of Klagenfurt.

Since December 2018: Austrian representative in the International Committee of Slavists.


Main areas of research:

Multilingualism, language and gender, academic writing, the morphology of Slavic languages.


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