Tobias Heinzelmann

Tobias Heinzelmann, PD Dr.

PD Islamic Studies and Temporary Teaching Fellow

Phone: +41 44 634 07 21

Room number: RAA H-06

tobias.heinzelmann@aoi.uzh.ch

Consultation hours by arrangement.


University of Zurich
Institute of Asian and Oriental Studies, Islamic Studies
Rämistr. 59
CH-8001 Zurich



Academic Biography

  • 1989-1996 Magister Artium, University of Freiburg i. Br. Major subject: Oriental studies (Turkish and Persian). First subsidiary subject: Oriental studies (Arabic). 2. subsidiary subject: History of Art.
  • 1997-2003 PhD, University of Heidelberg, Germany.
  • 1999-2005 Teaching and Research Assistant, Orientalisches Seminar, University of Zurich.
  • 2005-2006 Research grant, University of Zurich, Switzerland.
  • 2006-2007 Professorial-level replacement (Prof. Dr. Klaus Kreiser), Department of Turkish Studies, University of Bamberg, Germany.
  • 2007-2008 Research grant, University of Zurich, Switzerland.
  • 2008-2009 Research grant, Fonds Nationale Suisse de la recherche scientifique (FNS)
  • 2009 Professorial-level replacement (Prof. Dr. Michael Ursinus), Department of Middle East Studies, University of Heidelberg.
  • 2009-2010 Research grant, Fonds Nationale Suisse de la recherche scientifique (FNS)
  • 2011-2013 Senior Teaching and Research Assistant (Oberassistent), Orientalisches Seminar, Zurich
  • 2013 Habilitation, University of Zurich
  • since 2013 Privatdozent, University of Zurich