Prof. Dr. Nikolaus Himmelmann

former Full professor and chair


E-mail: nikolaus.himmelmann (please add uni-muenster.de)

Homepage: http://www.uni-koeln.de/phil-fak/ifl/asw/personen/himmelmann/

 Himmelmann

Education and Degrees:

  • 1979 - 1983 M.A. General Linguistics, Philosophy and English Philology at the University of Munich and UCLA
  • 1984 - 1986 Research fellow for the UNITYP project on language universals at the University of Cologne
  • February 1986 PhD. at the University of Munich 
  • 1989 - 1995 Assistant professor (C1) for General Linguistics at the University of Cologne
  • February 1995 Habilitation at the University of Cologne
  • 1996 - 1998 Research Fellow at the Australian National University, Canberra
  • 1999 – 2007 Full professor for General Linguistics (with focus on typology and language universals) at the University of Bochum
  • September 2007 - March 2010, Full professor for General Linguistics at the University of Münster
  • Since April 2010 Full professor for General Linguistics at the University of Cologne

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