Institute of Education

Curriculum Vitae Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmidt-Hertha

Educational background

1996–2000M.A. in Educational Science, Psychology and Sociology
at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich
2004Ph.D. (Dr. phil.) in Educational Science
Thesis: Virtual learning arrangements for first-year students
2009Habilitation with a Venia Legendi in Pedagogy
Thesis: Continuing education and informal learning of older workers

Professional experiences

2000–2001Youth work
as employee of the city of Burghausen
2001–2004Scientific Assistant
at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Institute for Educational Science
2004-2009Assistant Professor
at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Institute for Educational Science
2004-2009Associate Professor
at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich, Institute for Educational Science
2010Substituting Professorship
at the Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe-University of Frankfurt, Institute for Social Work and Adult Education
2010-2012Substituting Professorship
at the Technische Universitaet Braunschweig, Department Continuing Education and Media; Interims Director of the Competence Center for Didactics of Higher Education of Lower Saxony
Since 2012Full Professor for Educational Research
with a focus on vocational continuing education and on-the-job training at the Eberhard-Karls-University of Tuebingen, Institute for Educational Research

Professional functions

Editor of the online journal bildungsforschung (www.bildungsforschung.org)
Member of Steering Committee of the European Society for Research on the Education of Adults (ESREA)
Coordinator of ESREA network on “Education and Learning of Older Adults” (ELOA)
External Evaluator of the EU project PALADIN
Member of the German Educational Research Association (DGfE)
Member of the Adult Education Network and the Working Group on Empirical Educational Research (AEPF) within the DGfE
ember of Editorial board of the European Journal for Research on Education and Learning of Adults (RELA)
Rviewer for different national and international journals
Reviewer for German Research Association (DFG)

Other educational and professional experiences

Trainer and instructor for teaching and learning in higher education in different universities
Guest lecturer in the University of Rostock, the University of the Bundeswehr (Neubiberg) and the University of Applied Management (Erding))