Prof. Dr. Michael B. Hinner


Prof. Dr. Michael B. Hinner

Prof. Dr. Michael B. Hinner

Professur für Englische Fachsprache der Wirtschaftswissenschaften und technischen Wissenschaften


- retired -


1985Awarded Ph. D. in English at SUNY Stony Brook
1981MA in German at SUNY Stony Brook
1975-1985Studied at SUNY Stony Brook and St. John's University, School of Law, English, German, Law, Linguistics, History and Anthropology
1974Participant of the Student Science Training Program in Engineering (National Science Foundation) at SUNY Stony Brook

Teaching Experience

since 2004at Dresden International University
1997-2022at Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
1992-1997at Fachhochschule (Technical College) Hannover, Germany
1990-1992for Phillips DuPont Optical, Hannover, Germany
1989-1992at the English Department, University of Hannover, Germany
1988-1989at SUNY Stony Brook, USA. Nominated for Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching


  • International Communication Association
  • International Association for Intercultural Communication Studies
  • Modern Language Association of America
  • German American Chamber of Commerce, New York
  • National Geographic Society of America
  • Freunde und Förderer der Bergakademie Freiberg
  • International Friends Dresden e.V.
  • Association for Business Communication

Partner Organizations

  • SUNY Stony Brook
  • The Commercial Service, U.S. Department of Commerce, at U.S. Consulate General Leipzig
  • Wirtschaftsförderung Sachsen GmbH, Dresden
  • IHK Chemnitz

Committee Member

  • University Parliament, TU Bergakademie Freiberg
  • SOKRATES Representative, Department of Business Administration and Economics, TU Bergakademie Freiberg
  • Ph.D.-Programm, TU Bergakademie Freiberg
  • Examination Committee, Technology Management, Department of Mechanical Engineering, TU Bergakademie Freiberg
  • Fulbright Selection Committee, TU Bergakademie Freiberg
  • Study Abroad Selection Committee, TU Bergakademie Freiberg