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Projects and Awards

Lehrstuhl für Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft

Sprachwissenschaftliches Seminar
Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg
Belfortstraße 18
79085 Freiburg im Breisgau


Telephone: +49761-203-3165

E-Mail: uta.reinoehl(at)

Consultation hour: by arrangement

Current Projects

  • Co-Speaker with Prof. Stefan Pfänder (Romance Linguistics, Freiburg), as well as Prof. Dr. Achim Rabus (Freiburg), Prof. Dr. Daniela Marzo (Freiburg), Prof. Dr. Lars Bülow (LMU), T. Mark Ellison, PhD (Köln) of FRIAS Project Group on Repetition in Language (2022/2023).
  • Project management of an Emmy Noether research group on the topic: Non-hierarchicality in grammar. Construction formation without word class distinction across categories and languages, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz.

  • VedaWeb (located at the University of Cologne, in cooperation with Prof. Daniel Kölligan, Prof. Rolshoven, Prof. Patrick Sahle), since July 2017.
  • Agent prominence and the diachrony of predication in Indo-Aryan (in cooperation with Prof. Dimmendaal)
    Individual Project (project number B3) within the SFB 1252 Prominence in Language at the University of Cologne, January 2017-December 2020.

  • Projekt Multi-headedness in cross-categorial perspective. The syntax and semantics of referents and events. Post-Doc project funded by a Post-Doc grant by the University of Cologne.

Further information on the current research projects of the members of our Seminar can be found here.


  • Heinz Maier-Leibnitz Prize 2019, Germany's most important prize for young researchers awarded by the DFG (German Research Foundation) and the BMBF (Federal Ministry of Education and Research)
  • Wilhelm von Humboldt Award for the best doctoral dissertation in 2015, German Linguistic Society (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft)

  • Dissertation Award 2015 by the German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes)

  • Offermann-Hergarten Award 2016, Universität zu Köln

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