Csaba Földes

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Csaba Földes (2012)

Csaba Földes (born June 8, 1958 in Almasch / Bácsalmás , Hungary ) is a Germanist specializing in contemporary German and German as a foreign language and holds the chair for German linguistics at the University of Erfurt . He is a doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences (DrSc) and President of the Central European Association of Germanists (MGV).


Csaba Földes studied German , Slavic and General Linguistics from 1976 to 1981 in Debrecen , Odessa , Moscow , Leipzig and at the Humboldt University in Berlin . He then worked as a lecturer at the language center of the Technical University of Kecskemét and as a GFL teacher at a pedagogical college. In 1987 he received his doctorate from the University of Jena .

Between 1985 and 1996 he worked as a research assistant, since 1993 as a university professor in the German department of the “Gyula Juhász” University of Education in Szeged and as a lecturer at the University of Szeged . In 1987 he completed his habilitation at the University of Debrecen . From 1996 to 2012 he was university professor for German linguistics at the Pannonian University of Veszprém ; in the meantime he has represented professorships for German linguistics and for German as a foreign language at universities in Germany and Austria. In addition to his chair in Veszprém, Csaba Földes was also professor of German at the J. Selye University in Komárno ( Slovakia ). In 2008 he was appointed doctor of the Hungarian Academy of Sciences .

Földes has been Professor (W3) for German Linguistics in Erfurt since the 2012/2013 winter semester. In 2013 he was awarded an honorary doctorate from the Anatoly Omeltchenko Theater School in Volgograd .

Other functions and memberships

Member of the "International Scientific Council" of the Institute for German Language (IDS) in Mannheim , board member and advisory board member (1998–2006), vice-president (2006–2010) of EUROPHRAS: European Society for Phraseology , member of the scientific advisory board of the Society for Interculturalism German Studies (GIG) , member of the International Association for German Studies (IVG) , member of the Austrian Society for German Studies (ÖGG), member of the New York Academy of Sciences .

Founder and head of the Competence Center for Intercultural Linguistics / German Studies and, within this framework, of the “International Research and Young Talent Network for Intercultural German Studies” at the Pannonian University of Veszprém; Editor u. a. the magazine for Central European German Studies (ZMG) , the series of contributions to intercultural German studies (BIG) , the series of texts from cultures and the Studia Germanica Universitatis Vesprimiensis .

Research priorities

German linguistics and German as a foreign language / second language :

Publications (selection)

  • Aspects of phraseological equivalence in the Hungarian, German and Russian contemporary language , Jena 1987, DNB 881182621 ( Dissertation A University of Jena 1987, 157 pages).
  • with Andrea Hécz : German broadcast language in a multilingual environment. Using the example of the use of phraseologisms . Edition Praesens, Vienna 1995, ISBN 3-901126-39-2 .
  • Multilingualism, language contact and language mixing (= Flensburg Papers on Multilingualism and Cultural Diversity in Classes , Volume 14/15). University of Education, Department of German as a Foreign Language , Flensburg 1996, DNB 948618256 .
  • Contrasting German phraseology: intra- and interlingual approaches . Heidelberg : Julius Groos Verlag 1996 (German in Contrast; Vol. 15); ISBN 3-87276-759-3 .
  • Német-magyar nagyszótár. Large German-Hungarian dictionary . Budapest : Akadémiai Kiadó 1998 (Klasszikus Nagyszótárak); [add. with Halász, Előd and Uzonyi, Pál ]; ISBN 963-05-7512-4 .
  • Magyar-német nagyszótár. Hungarian-German large dictionary . Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó 1998 (Klasszikus Nagyszótárak); [add. with Halász, Előd and Uzonyi, Pál]; ISBN 963-05-7513-2 .
  • Intercultural linguistics. Preliminary considerations on concepts, problems and desiderata . Veszprém : Universitätsverlag / Vienna: Edition Praesens 2003 (Studia Germanica Universitatis Vesprimiensis, Suppl .; 1); ISBN 963-9495-20-4 , ISBN 3-7069-0230-3 .
  • Contact German: On the theory of a variety type under transcultural conditions of multilingualism . Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag 2005; ISBN 3-8233-6160-0 .
  • Intercultural communication: positions on research questions, methods and perspectives . Veszprém: Universitätsverlag / Vienna: Praesens Verlag 2007 (Studia Germanica Universitatis Vesprimiensis, Suppl .; 7); ISBN 978-963-9696-10-5 , ISBN 978-3-7069-0442-1 .
  • [Ed.] Phraseology disciplinary and interdisciplinary . Tübingen : Gunter Narr Verlag 2009; ISBN 978-3-8233-6534-1 .
  • [Ed.] German from a sociolinguistic point of view. Use of language in intercultural contexts . Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag 2010 (articles on intercultural German studies; 1); ISBN 978-3-8233-6571-6 .
  • [Ed.] Intercultural Linguistics on the Move. The relationship between theory, empiricism and method . Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag 2011 (contributions to intercultural German studies; 3); ISBN 978-3-8233-6682-9 .
  • [Ed.] Interculturality from the perspective of semantics and pragmatics. Tübingen: Gunter Narr Verlag 2014 (articles on intercultural German studies; 5); ISBN 978-3-8233-6905-9 .

Web links

Individual evidence

  1. See: http://mgv-portal.eu/
  2. a b Vita on uni-erfurt.de (as of October 29, 2013)
  3. See: Archivlink ( Memento of March 18, 2014 in the Internet Archive )
  4. See: http://www.germanistische-sprachwissenschaft.eu
  5. Communication from October 29, 2013 ( Memento from March 18, 2014 in the web archive archive.today ) on uni-erfurt.de
  6. http://www.germanistik.uni-pannon.hu/kompetenzzentrum
  7. http://www.germanistik.uni-pannon.hu/zmg
  8. http://www.germanistik.uni-pannon.hu/big
  9. http://www.germanistik.uni-pannon.hu/studge