The chair offers several bachelor and master courses within the profile "Pedagogical psychology and didactics (PPD)".

Our offered courses address various subject areas of research on learning, instruction and didactics. In our overview of the current courses you will find information on the lectures and seminars offered this semester.

All the explanatory leaflets and guidelines concering the bachelor's and master's degree program as well as the qualification thesis in our profile area can be found on the website of the student administration of the Institute of Education.

Qualification thesis

Interested students are able to write their qualification thesis in one of our offered subject areas. The chair covers a wide range of topics of research on teaching, of educational psychology, of teachers’ professionalism or of comparative education. If you are interested in teaching quality, modern teaching settings, self-centred cognition or teachers' convictions, diagnostics in daily school life, individual differences in students' performance and personality or teaching in different cultural environments, you are perfectly right at this chair. Furthermore, you are also able to write a thesis with a focus on methodological approaches. At our chair, we focus intensely on video-based teaching research as well as high-frequency measures.

The independent writing of a qualification thesis is a larger undertaking and starts by choosing an interesting topic, with which you want to concern yourself for a longer period of time. With pleasure, we advise and inspire you in your choice of topic. We recommend that you contact us at an early point. In the case of a smaller qualification work without a course, at least 6 weeks should be calculated for the concept development.

Take a look at our current selection of possible topics or get in contact with us directly. We are always available for questions and are looking forward to your making of contact.

Research internships

Internal internships at our chair are aimed at master and bachelor students of educational science. Students of the MSc Psychology can also complete an internship at our chair on request. As part of a research internship, you can participate in our ongoing research projects and gain insights into the subject areas of our chair. You are also welcome to use an internship as preparation for later work without a course (qualification thesis, bachelor's or master's thesis). You will find information on current tenderings on the Institute's website under Internal Internships.


Of course, you can also complete a doctorate in one of our subject areas. If you are interested in a dissertation on one of our main topics, please do not hesitate to contact us. Interested parties will find an overview of current qualification thesis under the rubric Dissertations.

© Thomas Entzeroth 2018
© Thomas Entzeroth 2018