Tobias Haug, founder, owner and director of SLAS

Tobias Haug studied sign language linguistics at Hamburg University and Deaf Education at Boston University, where he received his master’s in 1998. In 2009, he earned his Ph.D. in sign languages with a specialization in sign language assessment at Hamburg University. From 1998 to 2004, he worked as a sign language interpreter and researcher. Since 2004, he has been the program director of and lecturer in the sign language interpreter program at the University of Applied Sciences of Special Needs Education in Zurich, Switzerland. One of his main research interests is sign language development and assessment for different target groups (L1 and L2 learners) in connection with computer-assisted language testing and sign language interpreting. Since 2002, he has hosted a website that covers various aspects of sign language tests. He is currently involved in different research projects.