Since spring 2010 Aishatu Iya Ahmed has been teaching Hausa to Bayreuth students. She is the first female Hausa lecturer in Germany. Her career started at the University of Maiduguri (Nigeria) with a diploma in language education. She continued studying and achieved her MA in general linguistics in 1994. In 2007 she completed her PhD at the University of Jos (Nigeria) before becoming senior lecturer at the University of Maiduguri where she is working in the Department of Languages and Linguistics. ..
NAB X, 2010, p. 37
Currently, she is Professor at the University of Maiduguri.