Leibniz-Zentrum Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft Leibniz-Gemeinschaft

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Manfred Bierwisch


  • 2012
    Wilhelm-von-Humboldt Prize of the DGfS for life's work
  • 2005
    Honorary doctorate from the University of Leipzig
  • since 1998
    Honorary member of the Saxon Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • since 1995
    Honorary Member of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences
  • since 1993
    Full Professor at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • 1993-1998
    Vice President of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • 1993
    Founding member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • 1992-2005
    Member of the Goethe-Institut and the Executive Committee of the Goethe-Institut
  • 1992-1996
    Head of the Max Planck Working Group "Structural Grammar" at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
  • 1992
    Honorary doctorate at the Friedrich Schiller University Jena
  • since 1991
    Member of the Academia Europaea
  • 1991-1992
    Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg Berlin
  • since 1985
    External Scientific Member of the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics in Nijmegen
  • 1981-1982
    Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford
  • 1980-1991
    Head of the research group Cognitive Linguistics at the Academy of Sciences of the GDR
  • 1979
    Honorary Member of the Linguistic Society of America
  • 1962-1980
    Staff of the Academy of Sciences
  • 1957-1962
    Assistant at the Institute for German Language and Literature of the German Academy of Sciences in Berlin
  • 1961
    Doctorate (Dr. phil.) at the University of Leipzig
  • until 1961
    Studied German language and literature and philosophy in Leipzig
  • 1930
    born in Halle/Saale