President

 

Prof. Dr. Bernd Engler

Wilhelmstraße 5 (Alte Botanik)

72074 Tübingen

Germany

Phone +49 7071 29-72512

E-Mail: rektor [at] uni-tuebingen.de

 

Manager of the President’s OfficeJudith WeishauptPhone +49 7071 29-72510
AssistantDr. Tina SchäferPhone +49 7071 29-72541
Secretariat

Beate Weiss

Vanessa Ly Pham

Phone +49 7071 29-72512, -72513

Phone +49 7071 29-77703

 

Biography

  • born in 1954 in Speyer
  • 1980 first state exam in English and German at the University of Freiburg
  • 1981 Magister degree in English, German and Philosophy
  • 1983 PhD, title of thesis: Die amerikanische Ode: Gattungsgeschichtliche Untersuchungen
  • 1989 Habilitation, title: Fiktion und Wirklichkeit: Zur narrativen Vermittlung erkenntnisskeptischer Positionen bei Nathaniel Hawthorne und Herman Melville
  • 1989 - 1990 Visiting Professor, Department of English, University of Massachusetts
  • 1991 Visiting Scholar, University of Sussex, UK
  • 1991 Interim Professor of American Studies, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 1991 - 1992 Research Fellow, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • since 1992 Professor of American Studies at the University of Tübingen
  • 1996 Visiting Professor, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • 1998 - 2000 Dean of the Faculty of Modern Languages
  • 2001 Baden-Württemberg Teaching Award
  • 2004 - 2006 Vice-Dean of Finance and Personell at the Faculty of Modern Languages
  • since October 2006 President and Vice-Chancellor of the University of Tübingen
  • since 2007 Member of the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
  • 26.09.2013 Honorary doctorate from Dôshisha University, Japan

 

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