Dagmar Fischer holds an MBS (Diplom-Kaufmann) from the University of Mannheim, Germany (1989), and an MA in German from UCD (1994). She has been teaching German at many different levels to business, tourism, science and engineering students since 1989.
Deutschland Erleben, her German textbook for students in Ireland at 3rd level institutes, was published by Gill & MacMillan Publishers, Dublin, in 2000.
Her research interests focus on the development of e-learning materials. Her comprehensive multimedia project called “Discover GermanY” is available on the DIT elearning platform webcourses to all students of German across the DIT.