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  • Fluent in English, German; learning Ancient Greek, French, Italian
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • writing my phd on ancient greek humor
  • yes
  • From Müllheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
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About Me


Coffee or drunk.



2002-2006: studies in dresden (ancient history, medieval history, philosophy)
2006-2010: living in frankfurt, finishing my studies, doing almost any job there was to find, starting my phd
2010-2012: broke up with frankfurt, moved to vienna, continuing my phd, travelling to dresden every 2 weeks because I was teaching at the university
2013: moved to freiburg, to my family. still working on the phd, developing board games, coaching goalkeepers, splitting firewood, arguing with my dog...
since 2015: still here, still the phd and the firewood. most of my time goes in our refugee football team now, check us out:
december 2016: I'll move back to dresden for 6 months to finish this phd thing


I'm a happy sceptic.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I host, I surf, I drink coffee and I drink drinks. And I maybe.


surfed couches in germany, austria, greece, italy and romania, hosted a couple of guests in frankfurt and vienna


reading, writing, watching, listening, theatre, philosophy, history, art, getting rich, playing, collectivism, individualism, dualisms, other isms, coffee,... or, in one word, football. oh, and irony...

  • dogs
  • arts
  • writing
  • coffee
  • drinking
  • board games
  • reading
  • traveling
  • soccer
  • history

Music, Movies, and Books

movies: once upon a time in the west, casablanca, down by law, lost highway, pirates of the caribbean. stuff like that...
music: interpol, doors, tom waits, velvet underground, nico, king crimson, old genesis, zappa, tiger lillies, dresden dolls, st. vincent, beirut, knyphausen, mahler, schubert, icke & er, tschaikovsky, puccini...
books: gombrowicz, calvino, auster, imgraben, murakami, charms, bernhard, cechov, hoeg, aristophanes, stendhal, eichendorff, stifter, hölderlin, blake, dosti, villon, feyerabend, nietzsche, sartre...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

yes. no.

Teach, Learn, Share

Give me 5 minutes to google, and I'll teach you anything.
I also share anything I have (which is almost nothing).
For learning I'm too old.

What I Can Share with Hosts

anything they have

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Romania, Slovakia, Switzerland

Countries I’ve Lived In

Austria, Germany

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