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Prof. Dr. Dr.h.c. Rupprecht Baur

Main areas of work

- German as a second and foreign language
- current: language through art, stereotypes

Research focus

- Bilinguism and bilingual teaching and learning

- Methods: Second and foreign language teaching

- Migration and language

- Regional studies/ language and cultural contact

- Phraseology/ Parömiology
- Language testing and language support


University of Duisburg-Essen
German as a contemporary and foreign language
Universitätsstraße 12
45141 Essen
E-mail address:
Secretariat: Vassiliko Metaxa
Phone: +49 201 183 3580
FAX: +49 201 183 3959

Michael Koenig

Main areas of work

- Analysis and design of textbooks

- Co-author of several textbooks for adolescents and adults from the Klett-Langenscheidt-Verlag and the Cornelsen Verlag
- Design of creative and playful exercises, or activities in the FU under consideration of e.g. form-related aspects
- concrete implementations of planning ideas in the classroom
- Current: project for the creation of teaching materials for the primary level in French-speaking Switzerland, taking into account the concepts of multilingual approach and language reflection, focus on exercise design to promote oral activities and language awareness
Main research topics

- Teaching research
- Teaching research
- Creative exercise design
- Autonomization of teachers and learners


Querallee 29
34119 Kassel
Phone: +49 561 776463
E-mail address:

Stefanie Morgret

Main areas of work

- Teaching DaFZ to international students in Germany and abroad
- Teaching DaFZ to music students in Germany
- Teaching and learning material development of music for DaFZ lessons
- Instrumental teacher of classical guitar
- Artistic activity as musician

Research interests

- Music in DaF teaching
- Current PhD project: The promotion of phonetic competences through the active use of music in DaF lessons


Darmstadt University of Technology
Language Center
Hochschulstr. 1
64289 Darmstadt
Phone +49 6151 16-2964 (study office)
E-mail address

Karin Rottmann

Main areas of work

- Management of the school programs and creative work of the Museum Service of the City of Cologne: organization of outreach work at eight museums

- Conception and organization of school programs and teacher training, of projects for school cooperation partners

- Currently:annual projects with language integration classes with two schools in Sek I and Sek II (Museum Ludwig and Wallraf-Richartz-Museum)

- & with Italian and Spanish language of origin teachers in cooperation with the Center for Multilingualism and Integration at the Museum of Applied Arts

- & Easy language and inclusion in the museum's educational work

Research focus

- Methods in outreach work

- Outreach work and language: testing and discussion of language programs in the museum


Museum Service Cologne
Leonhard-Tietz-Strasse 10
50676 Cologne

Phone: +49 221 221 25496

Fax:            +49 221 221 24544

E-mail address:



Manfred Schewe

Focus of work

Administration: Head of Department

Teaching: language, literature and cultural mediation

- Editing of the online journal SCENARIO (

Research focus

 - Performative teaching, learning and research 


Head of Department

Senior Lecturer and UCC Teaching Fellow

Department of German

School of Languages, Literatures and Cultures


National University of Ireland -

University College Cork

CORK/ Ireland

Phone: +353 21 4902078

Fax: +353 21 4903245

E-mail address:


Maik Walter

Main areas of work

- Conception and realization of theater pedagogical projects

- Teacher training in the areas of theater pedagogy, cultural and language mediation

Research focus

- foreign language research

- corpus linguistics

- grammar

- theater pedagogy

- impact research


Text Movement: Theater and Language

Hiddenseer Street 8

10437 Berlin

Phone + 49 30 48097048

E-mail address


Rainer E. Wicke

Focus of work

- freelance teacher trainer DaF

- until 2013 School supervisor at the Federal Office of Administration (Central Agency for Schools Abroad)

- Preparation and in-service training of teachers abroad: German as a foreign language and in-service training on study and career guidance

- Expert activity in the Innoclilig project of the University of Tampere, a measure sponsored by the German Foreign Office

Research focus

- Creative and student-centered teaching of German, literature in DaF lessons, interdisciplinary DaF lessons art and music

- Project teaching, task-oriented and project-based learning, genesis and development

- Use of music, photos and art images in German - as - a - foreign language lessons in school and further education


Amselweg 5

D - 51519 Odenthal

Phone: +49 2207 91 94 08

E-mail address: