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1. Прагматика немецкоязычной научной коммуникации 2. Модальность и оценочность научного текста 3. Лингвокультурная специфика научной коммуникации на немецком, английском и русском языке 4. Маркирование разных типов знания в научных текстах 5. Авторизация и адресованность научной профессиональной коммуникации

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1986 …2022

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1983 — graduated in Romance and Germanic Languages and Literature (German) from Leningrad State University;
1987 — staff member, SPbU Department of German Philology (Assistant Lecturer);
1987 — Candidate of Philology, thesis title: "The meaning and sense of German sentences containing negative words as illustrated by monological speech" in the main field of study 10.02.04 – "Germanic Languages";
1995 — Associate Professor, SPbU Department of German Philology;
2006 — was awarded the academic title of Associate Professor;
2008 — Doctor of Philology, thesis title: "The grammar of German modal components from the diachronic perspective" in the main field of study 10.02.04 – "Germanic Languages";
2009 — Professor, SPbU Department of German Philology;
2014 — current — Head of the SPbU Department of German Philology

The author of over 120 scientific works and teaching aids. The executive editor of a number of thematic collections of scientific papers and multi-authored monographs, including those published in German.

Academic experience & Scientific achievements


Has a long-standing experience of international scientific cooperation with German universities; has made a considerable contribution to the internalization of education in foreign languages.
Participated in many international scientific and educational projects including those featuring him as an academic supervisor from the part of SPbU in joint DAAD grants in Germanic studies: with the University of Freiburg (ID 57 155832 "Variation processes in language and literature"); with the University of Greifswald (ID 57 222954 "Communicative practices in the social context of the German language and literature"). Lectured at the University of Greifswald as a visiting professor.
Actively cooperates with the German Linguistic Society (Gesellschaft für Sprache und Sprachen — GeSuS). Member of the Russian Union of Germanists.


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