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Prof. Dr. Klaus von Heusinger

Professor of German Linguistics

Department of German Language und Literature I – Linguistics

50923 Cologne

Visitor Address and Office Hours:
Philosophikum, Room 2.116
Tel.: +49 (0)221 470 4884

Office at the CRC 1252 Prominence in Language
Luxemburger Straße 299, room 1.09
Tel.: +49 (0)221 470 89900

Email: Klaus.vonHeusinger(at)

Information on lectures and office hours in WiSe 21/22


Key research areas

  • Foundations of Linguistics
  • Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Contrastive Linguistics (Germanic – Romanic – Altaic)
New Senior fellow in C04

Dr. Duygu Ozge, from Middle East Technical University (METU) has joined C04-SFB as a Senior Fellow. Dr. Ozge’s fellowship will conclude the end of July 2022. Dr. Ozge’s research interests include examining how children learn, represent, and understand language, and how cognitive or social status (e.g., having an impairment or having a social disadvantage) might impact language processing and other cognitive abilities.

Recent Publications

Teaching and Supervision

Current office hours: Dates and registration at Scheduler

Consultation hours will be held as video conference via Zoom. Registration must be made via Scheduler. You will receive information about the procedure after registration. If you would like be consulted via telephone, please indicate this when you register.

Please send your questions about teaching and supervision at team-kvonheusinger(at)