Mag. Paul Heinz

  • German intensive course for beginners
  • Hungarian I (A1)
  • Hungarian II (A1+)

Paul Heinz studied translation and interpretation with the languages German, Russian and Hungarian at the University of Vienna. He has worked as a conference interpreter and language teacher for Hungarian and German for many years. He has taught Hungarian at BOKU since 1998, and has worked as a teacher on the German intensive course for beginners since 2008.

Mag.a Elke Gigl

  • German intensive course (intermediate)
  • German for BOKU-specific subjects A (B2+)
  • German for beginners I (A1)

Elke Gigl studied German and philosophy at the University of Vienna and at the University of Basel. She was employed at the European Centre for Modern Languages in Graz and has international experience as a teacher trainer at the University of Nitra, the University of Hohenheim, the Timirjasev Academy in Moscow and the University of Nowosibirsk. She teaches German as a foreign language, as well as presentation techniques at a number of different organisations. She has taught German courses at the BOKU for many years, namely the ‘German intensive course on intermediate to advanced level’ and the semester courses ‘German for Beginners’, ‘German Conversation’ and ‘German for Science and Technology’.