Short CV/Education and training

  • 1982 – 1988
    Studied German and Romance philology at the University of Freiburg, Germany

  • 1988 – 1991
    Research assistant in Collaborative Research Centre (SFB) 321 "Transitions and tensions between orality and writing" in Freiburg

  • 1992 – 1998
    Research associate at the Department of Comparative German Philology and Scandinavian Studies in Freiburg

  • 1998 – 2000
    Lecturer (C2) in German and Scandinavian linguistics, Freiburg

  • Since 2000
    C4 professor of German historical linguistics at Mainz University, Germany

Selected publications

  • Nübling, D.: Klitika im Deutschen – Schriftsprache, Umgangssprache, alemannische Dialekte. Tübingen: Narr 1992.

  • Nübling, D.: Prinzipien der Irregularisierung. Eine kontrastive Untersuchung von zehn Verben in zehn germanischen Sprachen. Tübingen: Niemeyer 2000.

  • Nübling, D.: DUDEN-Grammatik. Darin: Die nicht flektierbaren Wortarten. Dudenverlag Mannheim, pp. 573-640. 8th edition 2009, 2005.

  • Nübling, D.: Historische Sprachwissenschaft des Deutschen. Eine Einführung in die Prinzipien des Sprachwandels. NARR STUDIENBÜCHER. Tübingen: Narr (with Antje Dammel, Janet Duke, Renata Szczepaniak) 2006.

  • Nübling, D., Moulin, C.: Perspektiven einer linguistischen Luxemburgistik. Studien zu Synchronie und Diachronie. Heidelberg: Winter 2006.

  • Nübling, D., Dammel, A., Kürschner, S.: Kontrastive Germanistische Linguistik. In: Germanistische Linguistik 206-209. Hildesheim: Olms 2010.

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • Co-director, with Britta Mondorf, of the Mainz research project "Determinants of linguistic variation", since 2010

  • Co-director, with Konrad Kunze, Freiburg, of the German Research Foundation (DFG) project "Atlas of German surnames" (DFA), since 2005

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the scientific committee, Union of the German Academies of Sciences and Humanities, since 2005

  • Member of the scientific advisory board of the German Language Institute (IDS) in Mannheim, Germany, since 2005

  • German Research Foundation (DFG) reviewer on the review board for linguistics, 2004 – 2008


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