Prof. Dr. phil. Elke Montanari - English version

Professorin Dr. Elke Montanari

Foto Elke Montanari


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Research interests

  • German as a Second Language
  • Multilingualism
  • Language acquisition
  • Authenticity


Current Projects

Summer Schools, international lectures

The Multilingualism and Diversity Lectures 2017
with Ofelia Garcia, Ricardo Otheguy, Jeanine Treffers-Daller, Michael Daller, Harald Clahsen

Summer School Multilingualism and Diversity Education 2016
with Aneta Pavlenko, Rita Franceschini, Konrad Ehlich, Viola Georgi, Kristin Kersten

Completed Projects

  • Research and Training: Students interview multilingual pupils. Winter semester 2012/2013, supported by the Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony
  • WindH: Training in University Teaching. Summer semester 2012 to Summer semester 2015 

Curriculum Vitae

  • Professor (W2) for German as a Second Language at University of Hildesheim
  • Junior Professor (W1) for German as a Foreign Language/Multilingualism at University for Education of Heidelberg
  • Research associate at the Institute for German Language and Literature at University for Education of Karlsruhe
  • Research consultant at the Ministry for Science and Education of Rhineland-Palatinate
  • PhD degree at the Ludwig Maximilians University Munich
  • Staff member at the Association of Binational Families and Partnerships
  • Master's degree ("Magister Artium") in German philology/Linguistics, Journalism and Dramatics at the Free University of Berlin

Positions at the University of Hildesheim

Other fields of activity

Scientific Societies:

  • Society for Applied Linguistics 
  • Professional Association for Foreign Language 
  • German Linguistic Society 

Expert activities:

  • AQAS
  • DAAD
  • European Journal for Applied Linguistics