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Historical-Comparative Linguistics
Department of Linguistics
D-50923 Cologne

Tel: +49-221-470-4112
Fax: +49-221-470-5947


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E-Mail: michael.frotscher[at]

Curriculum Vitae

since 10/2016 "Akademischer Rat" at the University of Cologne.
2015–2016 Postdoc on the project Konkurrierende Ausdrucksformen in der indogermansichen Syntax: Die Syntax des Partizips nach seiner Morphologie, die Syntax des Satzes nach seinen Konstituenten (funded by Fritz Thyssen Stiftung), Verona – Vienna.
2014–2015 Postdoc on the ERC-projekt EVALISA – The Evolution of Case, Alignment and Argument Structure in Indo-European, Ghent University.
2013–2014 Postdoc on the project La struttura della phrase nelle lingue indo-europee antiche: la sintassi del participio, Università di Verona.
2008–2011External collaborator on the project PROIEL – Pragmatic Resources in Old Indo-European Languages, Universitetet i Oslo.
2010–2012 PhD studies (Linguistics), Università di Verona (degree: Doctor Europaeus).
2008–2010 PhD studies (Indo-European Linguistics, Ancient Oriental Studies), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich.
since 2005 Collaboration (as student assistant, research assistant, and external collaborator) on the DFG project Hethitisches Wörterbuch, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich.
2003–2008M.A. studies (Indo-European Linguistics/Historical Comparative Linguistics, General Linguistics, Classics, Indology, Ancient Oriental Studies), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich.