Prof. Dr. phil. Elke Teich

Elke Teich received her MA and PhD degrees from Saarland University in Saarbrücken (Major: English Linguistics, Minors: Slavic Languages, Informatics, Machine Translation). She worked for a number of different companies and research institutes, including Siemens (Munich) and Gesellschaft für Mathematik und Datenverarbeitung (GMD, now FhG), where she worked in the area of automatic text and speech generation.

She was a visiting researcher at the Information Sciences Institute (ISI) in Los Angeles, Macquarie University (Sydney) and University of Sydney, Australia, where she worked on both machine and human translation.

Elke Teich’s main research area is language variation based on historical, contemporary and multilingual corpora. She applies state-of-the-art computational methods of text annotation, query and analysis to modeling language use and variation and is engaged in the Digital Humanities.


Prof. Dr. phil. Elke Teich

Prof. Dr. phil. Elke Teich

Saarland University

Campus A 2 2, Room 1.08
66123 Saarbrücken

Fon: +49 681 302 70071



Computer Linguistics Department, Saarland University Cluster of Excellence