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Dafni Wiedenmayer is Full Professor at the Department of German Language and Philology of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She has studied linguistics and didactics in Greece, Germany and Austria, and holds a PhD in theoretical and contrastive linguistics from the University of Athens (Contrastive Analysis of Nominal Phrase in German and Greek). She has written two books on performance measurement and assessment of German as a foreign language, and heterogeneity in learning process, and published several articles in the fields of applied linguistics and didactics of foreign languages in Greece and Europe. She also participates in numerous congresses in Greece and abroad. Her scientific interests include language acquisition, teacher education and foreign language evaluation. Dafni Wiedenmayer leads the program for both evaluation and certification for German as a foreign language as well as the training of examiners and evaluators at the State Certificate for Languages (KPG). She also leads the postgraduate program.