Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Institute of Asian and African Studies

Dipl.-Phil. Monika Matzke

Dipl.-Phil. Monika Matzke
monika.matzke (at)
Fields of teaching and research:
  • Language teaching for Dari / Persian and Pashto
  • Developing teaching material
  • Translations from Persian


Research projects:
  • Creating video material in addition to the Dari language course for beginners
  • Developing of teaching material for an Intensive language course Dari (beginners)


Curriculum Vitae:
  • Study of Iranian studies, Afghan studies and literature at the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin;
    Diploma in Reginal Sciences
  • since 1979 active in teaching language for beginners and advanced learners;
    training of interpreters; planning and arranging of language intensive courses
Selected publications:
  • Translation of the novel "Hüte dich vor den Männern mein Sohn" by Fahimeh Farsaie, Dittrich-Verlag Köln, 1998