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Prof. Dr. Tania Avgustinova has extensive experience in multilingual and monolingual grammar engineering and computational modelling of Slavic languages.

She holds Master degree in Slavistics from St. Kliment Ohridski University of Sofia (1987), Doctoral degree in Slavic and computational linguistics from Saarland University (1997), Habilitation degree (venia legendi) in general linguistics (2003), and Professorship at Saarland University (2012).

Her researcher career started in the Linguistic Modelling Laboratory at the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences and continued in the Department of Computational Linguistics and Phonetics at Saarland University. In due course she became senior researcher at the Language Technology Lab of the German Research Center for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI), senior lecturer in computational linguistics at the University of Trier, and served as acting chair of German linguistics (2011-2013) and as acting chair of comutational linguistics (2014-2015) at Saarland University.

At present she is Professor at Saarland University and Principal Investigator in the Collaborative Research Center SFB 1102 "Information Density and Linguistic Encoding".