Prof. Dr. phil. Doris Holzberger

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Academic career

  • Professor for Research on Learning and Instruction at the Center for International Student Assessment (ZIB), TUM School of Education, Technical University of Munich (since 09/2018)
  • Visiting research scholar, Brown University, Providence, USA (09/2018 - 11/2018)
  • Post-doctoral researcher at the Friedl Schöller Endowed Chair for Teaching and Learning Research, Technical University of Munich (02/2015 - 09/2018)
  • Research assistant, State Institute of School Quality and Educational Reserach (08/2013 - 01/2015)
  • Research assistant at the Goethe University Frankfurt, Institute for Psychology, Educational Psychology (04/2010 - 07/2013)
  • Visiting research scholar, California State University, Chico, USA (08/2007 - 12/2007)



  • Dr. phil. [PhD], summa cum laude; Goethe University Frankfurt, Institute for Psychology, Educational Psychology; Thesis: "Teachers' motivational orientations and their instructional behaviors: mediators, moderators and the direction of influence" (11/2013)
  • Graduate studies in psychology; University Koblenz-Landau, campus Landau (10/2004 - 03/2010)

Detailed vita as pdf-file


Research Interests

  • Instructional quality
  • Teacher competencies - focus on motivation and knowledge
  • School conditions
  • Research synthesis & meta-analyses
  • Person-Environment interaction







Complete Publication Record as pdf-file


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