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 [...]

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    PhD Scholarships Hermann Paul Scholarships in Linguistics 2018

    Currently, we offer one full PhD scholarship in Basel. For more information, check this link.

    PhD Scholarships Hermann Paul Scholarships in Linguistics 2017

    The Hermann Paul Scholarships in Linguistics 2017 in Basel went to Robert Reinecke and Valentina Saccone. Congratulations!

    PhD Scholarship Promotionskolleg Empirische Linguistik (PEL) 2014

    The PEL scholarship 2014 went to Hanna Thiele. Congratulations!

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