Simo, David, Univ.Prof.Dr. (Université de Yaounde)
Born 1951 in Baham, Cameroon. Citizen of Cameroon. Primary and Secondary Education in French speaking Cameroon. 1971 Baccalauréat. University Education in Côte d‘ Ivoire, France and Germany. 1974 Licence d’Allemand: Université d‘ Abidjan, Côte d’Ivoire. 1974 Certificat d’anglais: Université d‘ Abidjan, Côte d‘ Ivoire. 1976 M.A. in German Studies and Political Sciences: Universität des Saarlandes, Saarbrücken, Germany. 1979 Doctorate de 3ième cycle in German Studies at the Université de Metz, France. 1991 Habilitation at the university Hannover, Germany. Languages: Fluently spoken, read and written French, German, and English, read and understood Portuguese. Mother tongue: Ghomala. 1979 – 1983: Lecturer at the University of Yaounde. 1983 – 1991: Senior lecturer. Since 1992: Professor, Head of the Department of Modern Languages, Literatures and Civilizations of the University of Yaoundé, Cameroon. Member of the committee for recruitment and promotion of the Cameroonian Universities. Member of Internationale Vereinigung der Germanisten (IVG), Gesellschaft für interkulturelle Germanistik (GIG), Wissenschaftlicher Beirat der Acta Germanica. Journal of the South African Germanists, Directing board of INST. Participation at several symposia und projects of Jura Soyfer Society.