Deirdre Rieker is a translator at the FAU Language Service. After graduating from St. Andrews University with a first class honours degree in Modern Languages (French, German and Spanish), she moved to Germany where she began work as a translator and language coach at various companies. She has always been fascinated by languages, and what she most likes about teaching English is the opportunity to meet new people from different cultures and accompany them on their journey towards becoming fluent and confident users of the foreign language. She most enjoys spending her free time exploring the local countryside with her 4 children and her dog.
Jasmin Haderlein works at the Language Centre in the German as a Foreign Language department and teaches, among other things, writing courses there. As a trained writing consultant, she is responsible for providing international advice at the Writing Centre. When she has free time, she likes to enjoy nature or a book on the sofa.
Silvana is in charge of our social media channels. She is studying for a Master’s degree in Medical Engineering at FAU and previously completed her Bachelor’s degree at the universities of Stuttgart and Tübingen. When she’s not studying or working, she likes to draw or watch series. She also enjoys hiking and going to concerts.
The Schreibzentrum / Writing Centre is a member of gefsus, the Society for Writing Didactics and Writing Research.