Prof. Dr. Cornelia Ebert


Kathryn Barnes (Ph.D. student in PSIMS project)

Student assistants

Giovanna Pirillo (GU Frankfurt)

Theresa Stender (HU Berlin)

Scientific Profile

The scientific focus of the professorship in semantics is on the meaning of language in the semantics-pragmatics interface. The main research topics are dimensions of meaning and multimodality, iconicity, information structure, quantification and indefinites. Current research projects are concerned with the contribution of gesture to the meaning of speech.


Room: IG 4.312

Phone: 069/798 32393

E-Mail: ebert AT

Office Hours

During the semester: Thursday 14:00-15:00 am and on appointment.

During the semester break on appointment.


Elke Höhe-Kupfer