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DAAD-Lektors

The DAAD places around 400 lecturers, primarily in the fields of German as a foreign language, German philology and related disciplines, at universities in over 100 countries. In some countries there are also lectorates for other disciplines (so-called Fachlektor), e.g. law, economics, history etc. In Korea, we currently have 4 Lektors.

Florian Thaller , DAAD Lektor

Florian Thaller , DAAD Lektor

Seoul National University, Department of German Language and Literature

Florian Thaller studied English, Geography and German as a Foreign Language (GFL) at Philipps-University Marburg, California State University, East Bay and Pennsylvania State University (both USA). He graduated with a first state examination for teaching at secondary schools and a master’s degree in GFL. Subsequently, he worked as a research assistant in the Department of German as a Foreign Language at the University of Marburg, taught GFL courses at the University Language Center, and gave continuing education courses for GFL teachers in Germany and abroad, including as an Erasmus guest lecturer at the American University of Central Asia (Kyrgyzstan). His research focuses on foreign language didactics and classroom research. Mr. Thaller is a member of the editorial board of the Journal for Interaction Research in DaFZ (ZIAF), founded in 2021, and is working on a doctoral thesis on classroom interaction, with a focus on teaching competencies of pre-service teachers of GFL. Since March 2023, Florian Thaller has been a DAAD Lecturer in the Department of German Language and Literature at Seoul National University, South Korea.

Andreas Leidig, DAAD Lektor

Andreas Leidig, DAAD Lektor

Yonsei University, Department of German Language & Literature

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.

Dominik Feise, DAAD Lektor

Dominik Feise, DAAD Lektor

Keimyung University, Department of German and European Studies

Research interests: Literary translation and stylistics. 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.

Christina Dschaak, DAAD Teaching Assistant

Christina Dschaak, DAAD Teaching Assistant

Pusan National University, Dep. of German Language & Literature

Christina Dschaak first studied linguistics with a focus on grammar theory/syntax at the University of Leipzig and then completed a master's degree in German as a foreign
language at the Philipps University of Marburg. During her Bachelor's degree at the Institute of Linguistics, she worked for many years as a tutor and student assistant. As an assistant in the German as a foreign language working group at the Philipps University of Marburg, she was responsible for student advisory services, literature research and various organizational tasks. At the same time, she began to gain practical teaching experience as a German teacher at the Studienkolleg Mittelhessen in Marburg. After completing her master’s degree with a thesis on the role of information structure in the teaching of German as a foreign language, she continued to work at the Studienkolleg and also taught online at Justus Liebig University Giessen.
Since March 2024, Christina Dschaak has been working as a DAAD teaching assistant at Pusan National University.

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