Prof. Dr. Nina Janich

Professional Activities

02/2004 Appointment as Professor of German Linguistics at the Technische Universität Darmstadt
11/2003 Call to Technische Universität Darmstadt (2010: Rejection of two offers to become W3 professor (TU Chemnitz and University of Trier))
2002-2003 Chair of German Linguistics at Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg and University Duisburg-Essen
04/2000 DAAD Short-Term Lecturer at Åbo Akademi University, Abo/Turku (Finland)
1997-2004 Research Assistant at the Department of German Linguistics (Prof. Dr. Albrecht Greule) at the University of Regensburg
1993-1997 Research Associate at the Department of German Linguistics (Prof. Dr. Albrecht Greule) at the University of Regensburg
Since 1997 Various Guest Lectureships (via Erasmus Lecturer Mobility or University Partnerships): 2018 University of Aarhus (DK), 2012, 2001 & 1999 University of Ljubljana (SI), 2007 Pannonian University Veszprém (HU), 2004 University of Helsinki (FIN), 2001 Åbo Akademi University (FIN), 2000 Comenius University Bratislava (SLO), 1999 Catholic University of Nijmegen (NL), 1997 University of Łódź (PL)


2003 Habilitation at the University of Regensburg
1997 Doctoral degree at the University of Regensburg (German, Modern and Contemporary History, Philosophy)
Supervisor dissertation: Prof. Dr. Albrecht Greule
1993 Magister Artium at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz (German Studies, Middle and Modern History, Journalism)
1989-1993 Studies at the Universities of Marburg and Mainz


2014 “Professor of the Year – Career Pioneer” (awarded by the Unicum Foundation):
3rd rank in the category Humanities and Social Sciences
2005 “Autonomiepreis 2005” of the Technische Universität Darmstadt, in recognition of the “efforts for the development of a cross-curricular Bachelor's and Master's program”
2001 “Preis für gute Lehre 2000” (Prize for Good Teaching) of the Bavarian Ministry of Science, as a member of the initiative LehreLernen at the University of Regensburg