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PD Dr. André Meinunger


  • since November 2023
    Vice Director of the ZAS
  • November 2022
    Rehabilitation to Humboldt University of Berlin
  • October 2022
    Head of Research Area 3 'Syntax & Lexicon', ZAS
  • Winter semester 2015/2016
    Representation of the W3-Professorship of Germanistic Linguistics at the University of Leipzig
  • Winter semester 2010
    Visiting Professorship for German Linguistics at the University of Vienna
  • Summer semester 2009
    Representation of the W3 Professorship for German Linguistics at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal
  • 01.11.2004
    Appointment as Privatdozent at the University of Leipzig
  • 07/2004
    Habilitation at the Philological Faculty of the University of Leipzig: "Bewegung: Restrictions and triggers"; teaching qualification: General linguistics & German linguistics
  • 2003 - 2008
    Research associate at ZAS, Berlin; collaboration in the project: "Non-canonical Uses of Verb Second and Verb Last Sentences"
  • 2000 - 2002
    Research associate at the University of Leipzig, collaboration in the project: "Syntax of the C domain"
  • 1996 - 1999
    Research associate at ZAS, Berlin, collaboration in the projects: "Non-canonical Complementation" and "Focus Syntax/Language Comparison"
  • 1996
    Doctorate at the Faculty of Philosophy II of the University of Potsdam:
    Dissertation on the word position in German: "Discourse Dependent DP (De-) Placement", Supervisor: Prof. G. Fanselow
  • 1992 - 1995
    Doctoral student at the research focus General Linguistics (financed by the Max Planck Society)
  • 1992
    University of Geneva: "Certificat de Spécialisation en Linguistique Générale"
    Thèse du Certificat: "Quelques arguments en faveur d'un syntagme casuel", Supervisor: Prof. Luigi Rizzi
    University of Leipzig: Magister Artium (General Linguistics / Romance Studies), Master Thesis: "The French Klitikum EN - an analysis within the framework of the Rektions- und Bindungstheorie", Supervisor: Prof. Anita Steube, also:
    Minor in Russian Studies (University of Leipzig)
  • 1991 - 1992
    Study of General Linguistics in Geneva
  • 1987 - 1991
    Studies at the (Karl-Marx) University of Leipzig General Linguistics, Romance Studies (French Studies), Russian Studies