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Prof. Dr. Ulla Kleinberger

Prof. Dr. Ulla Kleinberger

Prof. Dr. Ulla Kleinberger

ZHAW School of Applied Linguistics
Institute of Translation and Interpreting
Theaterstrasse 15c
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 62 07

Work at ZHAW


Professor of Applied Discourse Studies


Text linguistics, conversation analysis, semantics and pragmatics, multilingualism, media linguistics, discourse analysis, methods of (applied) linguistics. Professional communication, organizational communication, intra-company communication in monolingual and multilingual contexts, health communication, language for children, young people and the elderly.


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Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Books and monographs, peer-reviewed
Book parts, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
  • Wagner, Franc; Kleinberger, Ulla,


    Metapher und Norm [paper].


    Miecznikowski, Johanna; Casoni, Matteo; Christopher, Sabine; Kamber, Alain; Pandolfi, Elena Maria; Rocci, Andrea, eds.,

    Norme linguistiche in contesto / Sprachnormen im Kontext / normes langagières en contexte / language norms in context : actes du colloque VALS-ASLA 2014 (Lugano, 12-14 février 2014).

    Tagung der Vereinigung Angewandte Linguistik Schweiz (VALS-ASLA): «Sprachnormen im Kontext», Lugano, 12.-14. Februar 2014.


    Association Suisse de Linguistique Appliquée (ASLA), Vereinigung für Angewandte Linguistik in der Schweiz.

    pp. 179-190.

    Bulletin suisse de linguistique appliquée ; No spécial, 2015, II.

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  • Hanselmann, Sandra; Probst, Sebastian; ; Petry, Heidi; Ehrensberger-Dow, Maureen; Kleinberger, Ulla; Imhof, Lorenz,


    Overcoming language barriers in homecare nursing : added value of the interdisciplinary approach [poster].


    Swiss Inter- and Transdisciplinarity Day, Bern, 21 October 2013.

Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts