Bassey Antia


Prof. Dr. Bassey Antia is a Professor of Applied Linguistics at the University of the Western Cape, South Africa. As DAAD alumnus and a Humboldt Fellow, he holds a PhD from the University of Bielefeld (Germany). Previous or subsequent qualifications were obtained from Calabar and Lagos (Nigeria), Grenoble (France), and Antwerp (Belgium).
He is a rated researcher of the National Research Foundation, South Africa. He has received a number of awards, including the Eugen Wüster prize for outstanding achievement in research and teaching in terminology and multilingualism (2017); award for excellence in teaching and learning of the Higher Education Learning and Teaching Association of Southern Africa/Centre on Higher Education (2017); Institutional teaching excellence award of the University of the Western Cape (2017); Teaching excellence award of the Faculty of Arts, University of the Western Cape (2017). He is a member of several capacity-building programmes in Higher Education, including the German DAAD-DIES International. Deans’ Course (IDC) and the South African Teaching Advancement at Universities (TAU).

Training's expertise

  • University Management/Leadership

Spoken languages

  • English

Country of residence

  • Kenya


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