Prof. Dr. Ulrike Schröder

Research Interests and Projects


Research Interests 

Interactional linguistics, conversation analysis, cultural linguistics and cognitive linguistics with an emphasis on cognitive metaphor theory; semantics and pragmatics; German as a foreign language; theory of communication and intercultural communication, linguistic historiography, speech styles and functions in cross-cultural and interactional perspective. Coordinator of the research group NUCOI.


Research Projects

Since 2016

(Inter)cultural key concepts at the interface between interaction, cognition en variation


Intercultural communication in extended contacts: linguistic and (self-) reflexive processes


Intercultural communication between Germans and Brazilians



Communicative and extracommunicative approaches in cognitive metaphor research



The metaphorical construction of society in cross-cultural perspective


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