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Research & Teaching Interests



Joachim Grzega’s Curriculum Vitae

Title + Name

Prof. Dr. Joachim Günter GRZEGA

Date and Place of Birth

9 September 1971 in Weißenburg i. Bay./Germany



Marital Status



1978 - 1982

Grundschule Treuchtlingen (elementary school)

1982 - 1986

Senefelder-Schule Treuchtlingen (high school; 1st foreign language English, 2nd foreign language Latin)

1986 - 1991

Werner-von-Siemens-Gymnasium Weißenburg (3rd foreign language French)


Abitur/final exam (in English, French, Mathematics, Social Science)

1991 - 1997

Student at the Katholische Universität Eichstätt (English and French (later also German))

Sept. 1993 - March 1994

Student at the University of Utah, Salt Lake City

Sept. 1994 - Febr. 1995

Student at the Université de Paris IV - Sorbonne, France

March 1996 - July 1996

Student at the Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Austria

Autumn/Winter 1997

1. Staatsexamen (final examination) for the Teaching Profession in English and French

Winter 1997 - Spring 2000

Ph.D. studies at the Katholische Universität Eichstätt, Germany (Romance, English and German Linguistics)

September 2003 - February 2004

post-doctoral habilitation examination (English and General Linguistics)

Vocational Activities

1988 - 2002

church organ player in the parishes of Bubenheim and Wettelsheim, Germany

1992 - 1998

student assistant with Professor Dr. Otto Gsell (Romance Linguistics): working for a Central Rhaeto-Romance lexical data basis and for reviews of the Etymologisches Wörterbuchs des Dolomitenladinischen)

1997 - 1998

student assistant of Professor Dr. Alfred Bammesberger (English and Comparative Linguistics): proof-reading for a volume on linguistic issues within Baltic languages)

February 1998 - February 2004

Assistant Professor at the Chair for English and Comparative Linguistics at the University of Eichstätt

since February 2004

Associate Professor (English and General Linguistics)

October 2004 – September 2005

Interim professorship for Applied English Linguistics at the University of Münster, Germany

April 2006 - July 2006

Interim professorship for the Chair of English Linguistics at the University of Bayreuth, Germany

October 2006 - March 2007

Interim professorship for the Chair of English Linguistics at the University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany

April 2007 - August 2007

Interim professor for English Linguistics at the University of Erfurt, Germany

April 2008 - September 2008

Interim professor for English Linguistics at the University of Freiburg, Germany

June 2009 - December 2015

CEO of ASEcoLi (Academy for SocioEconomic Linguistics)

July 2012 - April 2016

Director of Europäischen Hauses Pappenheim (EHP)

April 2016 - July 2016

Instructor in the Field of Intercultural Management at the University of Applied Sciences in Coburg

seit August 2016

Head of the Project "Innovative Sprachlehre" (Innovative Language Teaching) at VHS Donauwörth

Teaching Experience

Apart from many introductions to linguistics, English language history, Old English and Middle English and apart from several exam preparation classes I have held seminars and lectures on the following topics: