Short CV/Education and training

  • 1968
    Matura (A-levels), Rohrbach, Upper Austria

  • 1968 – 1976
    Studied German and English philology at the University of Vienna, Austria

  • 1976
    Completed doctorate; dissertation on the German dialect of Tischelwang/Timau in Northern Italy

Selected publications

  • Wörterbuch der bairischen Mundarten in Österreich. Publ. by the ÖAW, vol. 2f.

  • (1984 a): Die deutsche Mundart von Tischelwang (Timau) in Karnien (Ober-italien). Vienna (Beiträge zur Sprachinselforschung 3)

  • (2002 c) (together with GASSER, ANNA): Wörterbuch der deutschen Mundart von Tischelwang / Timau (It.). Für die Sprachgemeinschaft von Tischelwang / Timau. Vienna (Beiträge zur Sprachinselforschung 18).

  • Editor of the series: Beiträge zur Sprachinselforschung

Selected projects

  • Dictionary of the Bavarian dialect in Austria (Austrian Academy of Sciences, ÖAW)

  • Database of Bavarian dialects in Austria (ÖAW)

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Chair of Association of the Friends of the Language Island (Verein der Sprachinselfreunde), since 2001

  • Member of the advisory board to the Austrian folk music society

  • Peer reviewer for UNESCO Austria

Additional qualifications

  • Since 1973 Research associate at the Austrian Academy of Sciences Institute for Lexicography of Austrian Dialects and Names (DINAMLEX)

  • Since 2001 Editor of the Dictionary of Bavarian Dialects in Austria

  • 2005 to 2012 Institute director


You can only see the contact information of the academics in the database if you are a registered user of AcademiaNet.
Please register here


  1. Read what our members say about AcademiaNet.

Follow us

Similar profiles

  1. Prof. Dr. Mechthild Albert

    Languages, Romance studies

  2. Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Artemis Alexiadou

    Languages, Syntactic theory

  3. Prof. Dr. Dr. Aleida Assmann

    Languages, Historical anthropology of the media, generations in literature and society, conceptions of humanity, the history of reading, writing and memory

  4. Assoc. Prof. Anna Lisa Ahlers

    Languages, Social and behavioural sciences, Modern Chinese Studies / Sinology; Political Science; Political Sociology

Academia Net