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PhDr. Jana Heilmaier

Adjunct Assistant Professor

German Lecturer

Office 12, 3rd floor, Language Centre / University Technology Hub (UTH) building jana.heilmaier@ubd.edu.bn +673 2463001 ext. 2554

Academic Background


  • PhDr. Intercultural Communication, Comenius University , 2012.
  • Masters:  German Language and Italian with Literature,  University St Kiril and Metodij, Macedonia FYROM.
  • Hochschule Kassel&Goethe Institute, Germany, DAF( Deutsch fur Auslaender),  German for Foreigners. 

Research Areas


  • Teaching German Language and Literature to  Learners and English Speakers with effective comparative methodology in the classroom while using Englishes.
  • Science of Communication.
  • Television&Film Studies.
  • Intercultural Communication.
  • Business Communication.
  • Business Etiquette and Protocol ( incl. Honors and Respect).
  • Rhetoric Language.
  • Communication and Media ( Television, Film and Marketing).

Background Areas


  • Teaching and Learning German for nonnative speakers.
  • Intercultural Communication.
  • Rhetoric, Etiquette and Protocol  including further development of Honors and Respect.
  • Business Communication.
  • Science of Communication.
  • CEFR.
  • Language, Communication and Media ( Television, Film and Marketing).

Intercultural Communication – from the aesthetical point of view”,  2012 Comenius University

Inspire” Magazine;  Articles on Communication, Resilience, Etiquette from 2016 till 2017

Books Translation (German – English – Malay)

Jana, H. (2016) Nakhoda Manis – Terjemahan Bahasa Jerman. DBP Brunei Darussalam.

Jana, H. (2017) Kisah Pulau Labu-Labi – Terjemahan Bahasa Jerman. DBP Brunei Darussalam.

Jana, H., & Mayyer, L. (2020) SMEs and HEIs: Observations from Brunei Darussalam and Germany. Industry and Higher Education. https://doi.org/10.1177/0950422220944749