Prof. Dr. Hendrik Härtig

Head of the Härtig Working Group on Physics Education

Research Interests

  • Learning physics language

  • Automated Scoring of open-ended test items

  • Promoting experimental ways of working

Curriculum Vitae

since 2016 University of Duisburg-Essen
Full Professor, Physics Education
2011– 2016 Leibniz-Institute for Science and Mathematics Education (IPN) at the University of Kiel
Assistant Professor, Physics Education
2011– 2015 Humboldt-School Kiel
Physics teacher (4 hours weekly)

2010– 2011

Post-Doc, University of Duisburg-Essen
2010 PhD in Physics Education, University of Duisburg-Essen
2007– 2010 Research Scientist, Research Group and Graduate School "Teaching and Learning of Science", University of Duisburg-Essen
2003– 2006 Degree of in physics and social sciences teacher at grammar schools and comprehensive schools (University of Duisburg-Essen), State exam 2006
2001– 2003 Study of Physics (diploma, University of Bonn)


University of Duisburg-Essen
Department of Physics Education
Campus Essen
Universitätsstr. 2
D-45117 Essen

Office: T03 R04 D32
Telephone: +49 201 183 4428
Telefax:        +49 201 183 4642/2466


Office Hours

by appointment via Doodle



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