Prof. Dr. Hermann Josef Abs

Fakultät Bildungswissenschaften
Anschrift
Universitätsstr. 2
45141 Essen
Raum
S06 S06 A51
Sprechzeiten
Freitag 09:15-10:15 Uhr (in der Vorlesungszeit)

Funktionen

  • Universitätsprofessor/in, Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft
  • Leiter, Kulturagenten für kreative Schulen
  • Leiter, NEWTT-New Talents for Teaching
  • Leiter, International Civic and Citizenship Education Study

Focus of Research

  • International large-scale assessment and comparison in education
  • Civic and citizenship education and political socialisation
  • Teacher education and School development

Professional Career

Since 04/2019 National Research Coordinator for the IEA-International Civic and Citizenship Education Study 2022, Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)
07/2016 – 02/2020 Founding Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Integration and Migration Research (InZentIM), University of Duisburg-Essen
10/2014 – 10/2017 Associate Dean for Research and since 10/2016 Dean of the Faculty of Education at the University of Duisburg-Essen
04/2014 Appointment as full professor of educational research (Empirische Bildungsforschung) by the University of Koblenz-Landau and by the Centre for Empirical Educational Research, ZEPF (rejected)
Since 10/2013 Full professor of educational research and schooling at the University of Duisburg-Essen
12/2009 Appointment as full professors of educational research (Bildungsforschung) by the University of Salzburg, Austria (rejected)
04/2009 – 09/2013 Full professor of educational science (Erziehungswissenschaft m.d.S. Schul- und Unterrichtsforschung) at the Justus-Liebig-University, Giessen
09/2008 Appointment as professor for school pedagogy (Schulpädagogik) by the University of Erfurt (rejected)
08/2002 – 03/2009 Research fellow at the DIPF-Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education, Frankfurt am Main
09/2000 – 07/2002 Teacher at grammar schools in Freiburg and Breisach, State of Baden-Württemberg
04/1997 08/2000 Research assistant at the Institute for Philosophy and Education, University of Freiburg
10/1995 – 03/1997 Teaching assistant for German as a foreign language at the University of Freiburg

Academic Education

07/2008 Diploma as Supervisor and Coach, Federal Institute for Adult Education, Austria
07/2002 2nd State Exam for Grammar School Teachers, Federal State of Baden-Württemberg
02/2001 Dr. phil. in Education Research (with minors in Philosophy and Theology), University of Freiburg
07/1995 1st State Exam for Grammar School Teachers with majors in Education, German language, and Studies of Religion, State of Baden-Württemberg
09/1991 Certificate “German as a Foreign Language”, University of Bonn

Further Engagement

  • Chair of the Scientific-Board of the National Agency for Civic Education, BpB (since 11/2018)
  • Board Member of the German Educational Research Association, GERA/DGfE (2016-2020)
  • Co-Coordinator for the European Association for Research in Learning and Instruction SIG 13 “Moral and Democratic Education” (2015-2019)
  • Member of the European Education and Training Expert Panel by the European Commission (2018-2019)

Memberships

  • European Association for Research on Learning and Instruction (EARLI)
  • DeGEval – Evaluation Society (Gesellschaft für Evaluation)
  • German Educational Research Association (GERA/DGfE)
  • Society for Empirical Educational Research (GEBF)
  • German Association for Supervision and Coaching (DGSv)

Publikationen