PhD Students

PhD students at the HPSL have to be enrolled as PhD students either at the University of Freiburg or at the University of Basel.

Information on the enrollment process at the University of Freiburg can be found here. Information on the administrative process of obtaining a PhD at the University of Freiburg can be found here and here.

Information on the enrollment process at University of Basel can be found here:



Prof. Dr. Bernd Kortmann

Yinchun Bai

Towards discourse markers

ErstbetreuerProf. Dr. Bernd Kortmann
DisziplinAnglistik
AbstractDiscourse markers have been investigated from different perspectives, quite intensively in synchronic studies of their functions and morpho-syntactic features in [...]

Natalia Ilin

Perception of Learner Errors and Non-standard Features in the Native and Non-native Language: Evaluation vs. Processing Cost

ErstbetreuerProf. Dr. Bernd Kortmann
DisziplinAnglistik
AbstractAn eye-tracking experiment should reveal how native and non-native speakers of English react to dialect features and learner errors. Mixed-effects [...]

Sonya Kinsey

Linguistic Variables in Canadian Aboriginal English

ErstbetreuerProf. Dr. Bernd Kortmann
DisziplinAnglistik
AbstractMy work examines Aboriginal Englishes spoken in the context of Aboriginal identity and the linguistic market place. The project also [...]

Kerstin Lunkenheimer

Learner behaviour as common ground in New Englishes?

ErstbetreuerProf. Dr. Bernd Kortmann
DisziplinAnglistik
AbstractWhile the apparent similarities in the morphosyntax of many indigenized second-language varieties of English (i.e. New Englishes, in the sense [...]

Verena Schröter

Null subjects and information structure in Asian Englishes

ErstbetreuerProf. Dr. Bernd Kortmann
DisziplinAnglistik
AbstractResearch on the so-called "New Englishes" is one of the most prolific areas of study in English linguistics, both in [...]

News

HPCL, HPSL and the GRK 1624 gratulate Bernd Kortmann and his team (Katja Roller und Marten Juskan) on winning the Instructional Development Award 2016. Awarded was the project “FREDDIE (FReiburg English Dialect Database for Instruction and E-learning) – Eine multimediale Plattform für forschendes, korpusbasiertes Lernen.”
If you want to learn more about the project, click here (German version).
The online version of FRED (“Freiburg English Dialect Corpus”) is accessible on the website of the UB Freiburg.

The HPSL was attributed the official Eucor - The European Campus label.

TV-Beitrag (Komi mit russischen Untertiteln) über das Komi-Dokumentationsprojekt der Freiburg Research Group in Saami Studies

Junge Forscher statt alte Studenten (Bericht, uni'campus, 03/2014)

Halten Graduiertenschulen was sie versprechen? (Ute Schulze und Valentin Klotzbücher, Forschung&Lehre 5/14

Pilotstudie Ausbildungs- und Karrierewege Hermann Paul School of Linguistics: Abschlussbericht

Newsletter Issue no. 6: Deutsch

Newsletter Issue no. 5: Deutsch

Newsletter Issue no. 4: English

Newsletter Issue no. 3: English

Newsletter Issue no. 1&2: German English

Scholarships

PhD Scholarships Hermann Paul Scholarships in Linguistics 2014

The Hermann Paul Scholarships in Linguistics 2014 in Freiburg went to Sonya Kinsey and Uliana Schöller. Congratulations!

The Hermann Paul Scholarships in Linguistics 2014 in Basel went to Carolina Spiegel and Burak S. Tekin. Congratulations!

PhD Scholarship Promotionskolleg Empirische Linguistik (PEL) 2014

The PEL scholarship 2014 went to Hanna Thiele. Congratulations!

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