Associate Professor in German Linguistics, Department of Scandinavian and German Studies at the Sorbonne University

German Linguistics and Contrastive Linguistics (German-French)

Research interests

  • Syntax
  • Information structure
  • Reference ; Discourse coherence
  • Discourse analysis
  • Argumentation 

Laboratory affiliation: Sorbonne University Linguistics Center (Centre de Linguistique en Sorbonne – research team UR 7332) - Assistant director 

Alliance 4EU+
2021-...: Coordinator of the 4EU+ project European Network of German and Contrastive Linguistics (GerCoLiNet). http://www.gercolinet.eu

2019-...: Member of the Managing Board of Conseil National des Universités (the national body which validates sabbaticals and applications for lectureships and professorships) in German und Scandinavian Studies

2018-...: Member of the International Scientific Council (= Internationaler Wissenschaftlicher Rat) at the Leibniz-Institute of German Language (IDS) Mannheim, Germany



Sorbonne Université - Faculté des Lettres
UFR Etudes germaniques et nordiques
108, boulevard Malesherbes
F-75850 PARIS Cedex 17

Contact: helene.vinckel@paris-sorbonne.fr