Zimmermann, Ute, Dr. phil.

Since April 2010 project researcher in the Academy project Runic Writing in the Germanic Languages (RuneS).

Academic career:
Degree courses at the University of Konstanz and the LMU Munich; 1995 MA in Scandinavian Philology, Germanic Linguistics and Mediaeval English Language and Literature (Munich); 
2006 PhD (Kiel).

1996–1999 and 2001–2009 member of the research team of the project “Linguistic database and edition the runic inscriptions in the Older Futhark” (funded by the DFG – German Research Foundation) at Kiel University. 2001–2009 teacher in the German as a Foreign Language Unit and 2008–2014 lecturer in the Department of Scandinavian Studies (Mediaeval Studies).


Main research interests:
runology, mythology, heroic poetry.



Dr. Ute Zimmermann

Institut für Skandinavistik, Frisistik und Allgemeine Sprachwissenschaft
- Abteilung Skandinavistik -
Christian-Albrecht-Platz 4
24098 Kiel

Tel. +49 (0)431 880-3325



Selected Publications