Institute of Education

Dr. Sabine Digel

Sabine Digel has been working in research and teaching for the Department of Adult Education/Continuing Education at the University of Tübingen since 2007.


Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft
Münzgasse 11, 72070 Tübingen
2. Floor, Room 207
+49 7071 29-72866

Office Hours: by appointment

Research group: Schrader

Research interests

  • Case work in educational science and adult education
  • Professionalization of adult education/further education
  • Quality of studies and teaching
  • Development of (digital) teaching-learning offers and curricula
  • Empirical teaching-learning research (with new media)
  • Competence diagnostics and development
  • Personnel and organizational development
  • Teaching and counseling training


  • Competence development of teachers in adult education with media-supported case work (2007-2010).
  • Successful Studying in Tübingen (ESIT) - "Learning to Teach Successfully - Promoting Better Teaching" (2011-2016)
  • Successful Studying in Tübingen (ESIT) - Developing innovative curricula and practice-oriented teaching modules (ICPL) (2011-2021)
  • Promoting competence development of adult education teachers with the help of an online case laboratory ( (ongoing since 2010)
  • Video-based course planning - development and evaluation of course planner apps in different variations (e.g. (ongoing since 2012)
  • wb-web - Professionalism development of teaching staff in continuing education using an online portal ( (ongoing since 2016)
  • KELLE - Conceptual preliminary work for the development of a learning portal for teachers in adult education (2016-2017)
  • EULE - Development of a web-based learning environment for further education, competence acquisition and professionalization of teachers in adult education (ongoing since 2017)
  • KUPPEL - AI-supported cross-platform professionalization of adult educators (2021-2024).
  • TrainSpot - Train-the-Trainer HotSpot of the National Education Platform in the field of adult and continuing education (2022-2024).