Prof. Dr. Hendrik Härtig

Head of the Härtig Working Group on Physics Education


University of Duisburg-Essen
Department of Physics Education

Campus Essen

Raum: T03 R04 D32
Fon: +49 201 183 4428
Fax:  +49 201 183 4642/2466


Office hours:
Friday, 1-2 a.m.

Digital consultation appointments can be made via email if needed.


Research Interests

  • Learning physics language
  • Automated Scoring of open-ended test items
  • Promoting experimental ways of working


►►► Current publication list


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)


Post-Doc, Physics Education, 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)