Alicia Battenfeld

Research Assistant and Lecturer

Alicia Battenfeld studied English, Social Sciences and German as a Foreign Language at the University of Münster. During her studies, she worked as a student assistant in the ELE Team. After completing her Master of Education in 2023, she worked as a lecturer at the Sprachenzentrum and taught integration classes at the language school WipDaF e.V. in Münster. In November 2023 she joined the ELE Team as a PhD candidate. She is currently working on an interdisciplinary project with the Institute of Education on language learning aptitude, funded by the Karg Stiftung.



Aegidistr. 5, Room AE 210
48143 Münster


  • Research Interests

    -anti-racist language education

    -language learning aptitude

  • Professional Development

    2023 – present Research Assistant, Lecturer, PhD Student Prof. Dr. Frauke Matz, Prof. Dr. Gut; University of Münster
    2023 Teacher for German as a Foreign Language
    at the WipDaF e.V.
    at the Sprachenzentrum, University of Münster
    2019 – 2023 Student of English and Social Sciences; Master of Education, University of Münster
    2020 – 2022 Certificate programme German as a Foreign Language; University of Münster
    2016 – 2020 Student of English and Social Sciences; Bachelor of Arts, University of Münster


  • Presentations & Workshops

    09/24 “Sprachlernbegabung als Schlüsselfrage fremdsprachlicher Bildung”, ÖGSD Salzburg – with Frauke Matz.