PD Dr. Eric Anchimbe


Bayreuth International Graduate School of African Studies
University of Bayreuth

95440 Bayreuth

+49 (0) 921 55-3571 (phone)

Email: eric.anchimbe@uni-bayreuth.de

Research Interests

Sociolinguistics, world Englishes, pragmatics, applied linguistics, political discourse,computer mediated communication 

Geographical Area

Cameroon and Ghana


Supervised Junior Fellows and their Research Projects

Junior Fellow

Research Project

Memunatu,  Sheini

Aspects of Dagombas' English

Former Supervisions

Former Junior Fellow

Research Project

Oyali, Uchenna Paul

Bible Translation and Language Elaboration: The Igbo Experience

Academic Vita

since 2007

Assistant Professor (Akademischer Rat), English Linguistics, University of Bayreuth 


Sessional Lecturer, University of Munich 


PhD in Munich 


Graduate Assistant, Department of English, University of Yaounde I, Cameroon


Studies in Yaounde, Cameroon

Memberships and Functions in Academic Organisations


Member of the International Association for World Englishes (IAWE)


Member of the Association for the Study of the New Literatures in English (ASNEL/GNEL) 


Member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Sprachwissenschaft (DGfS)