Short CV/Education and training

    Attended school in the USA and in Belgium

    Studied German and English in Brussels, Belgium and Bamberg, Germany

  • 1989
    PhD in Bamberg

  • 1999
    Habilitation (postdoctoral qualification) in Bamberg

  • 1995 and 1997
    Visiting researcher in Oxford, UK

  • 2002 – 2003
    Professor at the Centre Universitaire de Luxembourg

  • Since 2003
    C4 professor of older German philology (historical linguistics with an emphasis on the German language of the Middle Ages) at the University of Trier, Germany

  • Since 2003
    Academic director of the "Trier Centre for Digital Humanities" at the University of Trier

  • 2005 – 2008
    Professeur invitée at the Université du Luxembourg (Laboratoire de linguistique et de littérature luxembourgeoises)

  • 2005 – 2008
    Spokesperson of the Historical Cultural Studies Research Centre of Mainz/Trier, location: Trier (HKFZ Mainz-Trier)

  • 2008 – 2009
    Spokesperson of the Historical Cultural Studies Research Centre of Trier

  • Since 2009
    Chairperson of the "Digital Humanities and Research Infrastructures" expert group within the European Science Foundation (ESF), standing committee for the humanities

Selected publications

  • Moulin, C.: Bruder Hermann von Veldenz, Leben der Gräfin Yolanda von Vianden. Textgetreue Edition des Codex Mariendalensis (Bibliothèque Nationale, Luxembourg, Ms. 860), Institut Grand-Ducal. Section de Linguistique, d'Ethnologie et d'Onomastique, Beiträge zur luxemburgischen Sprach- und Volkskunde XXXVI, Luxembourg 2009.

  • Moulin, C., Pauly, M.: Die Rechnungsbücher der Stadt Luxemburg. With the assistance of Andreas Gniffke, Danièle Kass, Fausto Ravida and Nikolas Ruge, I. 1388-1399, Luxembourg 2007, II. 1400-1430, Luxembourg 2008, III. 1444-1453, Luxembourg 2009, IV. 1453-1460 Luxembourg 2010, V. 1460-1466, Luxembourg 2010

  • Moulin, C. et al.: Alt- und Mittelhochdeutsch. Arbeitsbuch zur Grammatik der älteren deutschen Sprachstufen und zur deutschen Sprachgeschichte, 4th edition revised by R. Bergmann and C. Moulin, Göttingen 1993, 5th revised edition, Göttingen 1999, 6th edition revised by C. Moulin, Göttingen 2004, 7th edition revised by C. Moulin, Göttingen 2007.

  • C. Moulin – D. Nübling (eds.), Perspektiven einer linguistischen Luxemburgistik. Studien zu Synchronie und Diachronie, Heidelberg 2006.

  • Moulin, C.: Würzburger Althochdeutsch. Studien zur Bibeltextglossierung, Habilitation (postdoctoral) thesis submitted to Bamberg 1999.

  • Moulin, C.: Bibliographie der deutschen Grammatiken und Orthographielehren, I. Von den Anfängen der Überlieferung bis zum Ende des 16. Jahrhunderts, II. Das 17. Jahrhundert, Germanische Bibliothek. NF: 6. Series: Bibliographien und Dokumentationen 4-5, Heidelberg 1994-1997.

  • Moulin, C.: Der Majuskelgebrauch in Luthers deutschen Briefen (1517-1546), Germanische Bibliothek NF. 3. Series: Untersuchungen, Heidelberg 1990, XXXIII.

  • Moulin, C.: Deutsche Grammatiken vom Humanismus bis zur Aufklärung. Ausstellung der Forschungsstelle für deutsche Sprachgeschichte der Universität Bamberg in Zusammenarbeit mit der Staatsbibliothek Bamberg. Catalogue, Bamberg 1988.

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member Institut Historique Allemand Paris (DHIP), since 2016

  • Member of the review committee of Francia, since 2016

  • Spokesperson of the Research Infrastructures in the Humanities expert group, standing committee for the humanities (SCH), European Science Foundation (ESF), since 2010

  • Member of the core group of the SCH (, since 2009

  • Member of the advisory board for the ERA's HERA Network (Humanities in the European Research Area), EU Sixth Framework Programme, since 2008

  • Member of the advisory board of the Medievalists' Association, since 2007

  • Member of the standing committee for the humanities (SCH), European Science Foundation (ESF), since 2006

  • Member of the Conseil Consultatif Scientifique de l'Université du Luxembourg, since 2005

Additional qualifications

  • German Research Foundation (DFG) liaison to researchers at the University of Trier, Germany, since 2008

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Team management, communication, research infrastructure, family and career


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    Claude Moulin holds the chair of Historical Linguistics at the German Department of the University of Trier, Germany, and is scientific director at the Trier Center for Digital Humanities. Her work covers immense time spans from early medieval manuscripts to present-day interlinked dictionaries.

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