German Programme, School of Modern Languages and Cultures HKU School of Modern Languages and Cultures HKU
HomeProgrammeStaffNews & EventsStudentsLinksContact Us

Academic Staff

MA, University of Bonn, Germany
Diploma in Teaching German as a Foreign Language, Kassel University, Germany


Tonja Fung
5.32 Run Run Shaw Tower
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

Courses currently taught
GRMN1001 / GRMN1002
GRMN2001 / GRMN2002
GRMN3001 / GRMN3002
EUST2015: From cinema to society: Understanding Europe through film (session on German cinema)
GRMN2023: Representations of German Society
GRMN3022: German Project
GRMN3028: Kino! German cinema
GRMN3032: From Goethe to Grönemeyer – German Reading Course
GRMN4003: Deutsch Aktuell

Teaching and Research Interests
The role of women in German commercials and advertising
German cinema
The influence of English and Cantonese on Hong Kong learners of German

Outreach and experiential learning activities
Co-ordinator, summer courses in Germany/Austria

Knowledge Exchange activities
Examiner, HKDSE (Hong Kong Examinations and Assessment Authority)

Awards received
“Faculty Teaching Excellency Award 2009 – 2010” (Faculty of Arts, The University of Hong Kong) in recognition of outstanding teaching and contributions to curriculum development

Duties within SMLC/The Faculty of Arts
SMLC representative, Gender Equality and Diversity Committee, Faculty of Arts, HKU
Member, SMLC Outreach and Development Committee
Member, Faculty Review Committee
German Programme, School of Modern Languages and Cultures HKU