Till Simon, DAAD-Lektor

Seoul National University, Department of German Language and Literature
Research interests: Modern German Literature, German as a Foreign Language
E-Mail: tsimon@snu.ac.kr

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Till Simon studied German, English, Philosophy and Psychology at the Otto-Friedrich-University of Bamberg. He already worked from 2008 to 2010 as a DAAD teaching assistant and lecturer at Busan National University and for the Goethe-Institut Korea. Between 2010 and 2015, he obtained a teaching certificate from the Goethe-Institut and the First State Examination for High School Teaching. He also worked at the language centers of RWTH Aachen University and Otto Friedrich University Bamberg. His interests include German and English literature and philosophy. Since March 2017, he has been a DAAD Lektor at the Department of German Language and Literature at Seoul National University.

Andreas Leidig, DAAD Lektor

Yonsei University, Department of German Language & Literature
E-mail: a.leidig@gmx.net

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Andreas Leidig studied History, Latin Philology and German as a Foreign Language at the Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster and completed two teaching internships in Seoul, South Korea (2012 at the German School Seoul International and 2014 at Ewha Womans University). After completing his master’s degree, he took a teaching assistant position at Yonsei University Seoul from 2015 to 2016, after which he continued his teacher training in Berlin. He successfully completed his teacher traineeship at Gabriele-von-Bülow Gymnasium in the winter of 2017/2018 and has since been working in the Berlin school service until he started his current position as a DAAD Lektor at Yonsei University Seoul in the summer of 2019.

Janina Bajramovic, DAAD-Lektor

Pusan National University, Dep. of German Language & Literature
E-Mail:   JBajramovic@gmx.net
Research interests: Linguistics, German as a Foreign Language, First and second languages in contrast

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Janina Bajramovic studied German Language, Literature, Culture and Communication (B.A.), Practical Philosophy (B.A. and M.A.) and German as a Foreign Language (M.A.) at the University of Duisburg-Essen. During her studies, she worked as a tutor in Linguistics and as a student assistant on a research project about the standardization of German in Luxembourg in the 19th Century. Collecting data for her Bachelor thesis (Korean and German in Contrast, Phonetics) in 2017, Janina Bajramovic travelled to South Korea and visited the German faculty at the Hankuk University of Foreign Studies in Seoul. During this three-month internship, she acquired knowledge of didactics and methods of German as a Foreign Language, which she’s been using as a German teacher since her return to Germany. Her Master thesis (2020) was also about the topic “German as a Foreign Language in South Korea”, thematizing the phonetic problems of Korean students of the German language and how to solve these in interactive and methodically multiple ways. In 2021, Janina Bajramovic started working as a Teaching Assistant at Pusan National University and has been a DAAD Lektor at the same university since March 2022.

Dominik Feise, DAAD-Lektor

Keimyung University, Department of German and European Studies
Research interests: Literary translation and stylistics
E-Mail: dominikfeise@kmu.ac.kr

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Dominik Feise studied History and Protestant Religion at the Philipps University of Marburg. After the first state examination, he transferred to the Free University of Berlin, where he completed a bachelor’s degree in Latin philology and Korean studies. He then received a scholarship to train as a literary translator at the Literature Translation Institute of Korea in Seoul, where he intensively studied Korean and German literature, their translation, and the stylistics of the German language. Since then, he has been working as a freelance translator with the language combination Korean-German. Most recently, he worked as part of the Bosch Lectureship Program at Sichuan Foreign Language University in Chongqing and then as a librarian in the East Asia Department of the State Library of Berlin. Since March 2022, he has been a DAAD Lektor at the Department of German and European Studies at Keimyung University in Daegu.