Vice President Prof. Dr. Markus Hundt

Vice President for studying & teaching, continuing professional development

Christian-Albrechts-Platz 4, R. 104
Phone: +49 431 880-3001
Telefax: +49 431 880-7333

Curriculum Vitae Prof. Dr. Markus Hundt

Professor Dr Markus Hundt studied at the universities of Tübingen and Freiburg im Breisgau, where first he passed the “Staatsexamen Lehramt an Gymnasien” (state examination in studies in secondary education) and then the “Magisterexamen” (Magister degree examination). In 1994, he was awarded the Hermann Paul Prize from the University of Freiburg for his doctoral degree on “Modellbildung in der Wirtschaftssprache” (modelling in economic terms). He then took up a teaching position in Freiburg and became a research assistant at Technische Universität Dresden. In 1999, he completed his habilitation in the specialist field of “Germanistische Sprachwissenschaft” (German linguistics), was granted authorisation to teach as a university lecturer and took up deputy professorships at Technische Universität Chemnitz and at Europa-Universität Viadrina in Frankfurt an der Oder.

On 1 October 2006, he was appointed Professor of German Philology / German Linguistics at the Institute of German Studies at Kiel University. He took on an active role in academic self-governance and teaching organisation at Kiel University.

For several years he was, among other things, a member of the Study Committee at the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and on the Central Committee for Teacher Training at Kiel University. In addition, since 2008, he has worked as a liaison lecturer of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes), Germany’s oldest provider of scholarships for outstanding students. From 2010 to 2014, Markus Hundt was Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities at Kiel University and, from 2016 to 2020, deputy member of the University Senate.