Prof. Dr. Andreas Guder is a Sinologist and Professor of Chinese Didactics and Chinese Language and Literature at the FU Berlin. Guder studied at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich and the University of Beijing, and received his doctorate in Sinology on the didactics of characters. He was responsible for teacher training in Chinese as a school subject at the University of Göttingen and headed the Chinese language study department at the Free University of Berlin. His research focuses on the linguistics of Modern Chinese, translation studies, and subject didactics of Chinese as a foreign language. As chairman of the Fachverband Chinesisch e.V. and editor of "CHUN - Chinesischunterricht", Guder contributes significantly to the development and promotion of Chinese language teaching in Germany.