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Peter Georg Rudolf Suchsland

German language and linguistics educator

Peter Georg Rudolf Suchsland, German language and linguistics educator. Certified teacher German and French language and literature. Member German Linguistic Society (president 1994-1997).


Suchsland, Peter Georg Rudolf was born on April 28, 1935 in Jena, Thuringia, Germany. Son of Georg Koell and Martha Elisabeth Suchsland.


Assistant professor, Jena, 1962-1970. Assistant professor, vice director Central Institute Linguistics, Academy of Sciences, Berlin, 1970-1976. Professor, vice director department linguistics Jena, 1976-1979.

Full professor, vice director linguistics, head Institute German Language, 1979-1993. Full professor, head chair German Linguistics, since 1993. Visiting professor Tbilisi, Georgia, Soviet Union, 1968, Krakow, Poland, 1969-1970, Saarbrücken, Germany, 1988, 89, 90, 91.

Member Council Philosophical Faculty, Jena, 1991-1995. Member board directors, member task team Melton Foundation, Le Mars, Iowa, 1992-1997.


  • Certified teacher German and French language and literature.


  • Die Sprache der Jenaer Ratsurkunden: Entwicklung von Lauten und Formen von 1317 bis 1525.
  • Author: Die Sprache der Jenaer Ratsurkunden, 1968. Editor: Die Deutschen Volksbücher, 1969, 92. Co-editor, co-author: Kleine Enzyklopädie: Deutsche Sprache, 1983.

    Editor, co-author: Biologische und Soziale Grundlagen der Sprache, 1992. Translator, editor: Robert D. Borcley, Syntax-Theorie, 1997. Reviewer German Research Association, 1991-1996.

    Member editorial board journal Deutsch als Fremdsprache, since 1976.


Member German Linguistic Society (president 1994-1997).


  • Other Interests

    Poetry, classical music, theater, history, hiking.


Married Ingeburg Charlotte Böttger, April 19, 1958. 1 child, Thomas.

Georg Koell

Martha Elisabeth Suchsland

Ingeburg Charlotte Böttger

Thomas Suchsland