Birthe Hoffmann

Birthe Hoffmann


Born 1965


  • 1994-97: Ph.D.-degree June 1997 in German literature at the Institute of Germanic Philology, University of Copenhagen.
  • 1985-93 : Cand.phil Feb. 1993 in Comparative Literature, University of Copenhagen, thesis on Robert Musil and World War I.
  • 1984-85: Language courses in German (and French) in Zürich, (Diploma).
  • 1981-84: High School at Vestjysk Gymnasium, Tarm.

 Professional Experience

  • 2009-  Ph.D.-counselor (Jessica Ortner and Anastasia Gremm)
  • 2004-  Literary Editor in Chief (Text & Kontext. Zeitschrift für germanistische Literaturwissenschaft in Skandinavien)
  • 2004-2011  Coordinator of German Studies, University of Copenhagen.
  • 2003  Chair of ‘Sprogfagenes videnskabsteoriudvalg’
  • 2001-   Associate Professor (present position) at the Institute of English, Germanic and Romance Studies at the University of Copenhagen. (Maternity leave Nov. 2003 – July 2004 and Nov. 2005-October 2006.)
  • 1998-2000  Assistant Professor in German Studies, University of Copenhagen.
  • 1993+1997  Teaching assignments at German Studies, University of Copenhagen.
  • 1992-  Counselor at Gyldendal

 Research abroad

  • Feb-July 2009 Visiting scholar at the Humboldt-Universität, Berlin
  • 1999   Visiting Scholar at the New York University, March-July (contact: Prof. Bernd Hüppauf)
  • 1996   Doctoral education af the Humboldt-Universität (contact: Prof. Ernst Osterkamp.
  • 1989-90  Scholarship from Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst at the University of Constance.

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