Thekla Musäus


February-March 2012



Since Summer Semester 2010

Scholarship of the “Baltic Sea Investigational Network” for a two-months study stay at University of Eastern Finland, Joensuu.

Research Associate (Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin) and PhD student at the Chair of Finnish Literature and Literary History, Greifswald University; Main research interests: Karelia in Finnish and  Russian Literature

September 2008-April 2010

Research Assistant (Wissenschaftliche Hilfskraft) at the Interdisciplinary Centre of Women and Gender Studies (IZFG) at Greifswald University


Working for the Postgraduate-Centre "Age-Gender-Society," IZFG  Greifswald (proof-reading, organisation of conferences)


Magisterabschluss (M.A.) in Slavonic Studies, Finnish Studies and German as a Foreign Language; topic of the Master Thesis: Prison or Paradise? – The Image of Karelia in the "Karelian Poems" of F. M. Glinka (Gefängnis oder Paradies? – Das Bild Kareliens in F.M. Glinkas „karelischen Poemen“).


Student Assistant (Studentische Hilfskraft) at the Postgraduate-Centre "Illness and Gender" („Krankheit und Geschlecht“), IZFG Greifswald

Winter Semester 2002/2003

Semester Abroad at Joensuu University, Finnland

February-April 2001

Research term at St. Petersburg, tutor for German at the local Goethe School, Slavonic studies at the academic library

Winter Semester 2000/2001

Student Assistant (Studentische Hilfskraft)  at the chair of Finnish Literature, Greifswald, Prof. Sirkka-Liisa Hahmo

September-December 1999

Language Assistant at the Goethe Institute at Žytomyr, Ukraine

July 1997

Scholarship of the Finnish Ministry of Education for a Summer Course in the Finnish language in Savonlinna, Finnland

Winter Semester 1996/1997

Beginning to study Slavonic Studies, Finnish Studies und German as a Foreign Language at Greifswald University

August/September 1996

Scholarship of the ZIS-foundation for Study Tours for an investigational, independently organised trip to Finland, Russia, Karelia; "Robert-Bosch-Award" for trip-planning, travel diary and travel report ("Karelia in between Finland and Russia"/ „Karelien zwischen Finnland und Russland“)