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Dr. Alexandra Schmitterer

  Schmitterer Habilitandin

Post-doc Researcher

Individualised Interventions

Education and Human Development

Rostocker Straße 6
60323 Frankfurt am Main

+49 (0)69-24708-379



Curriculum Vitae

Since 07/2020
project head, project WINK
2017 – 2021
scientific coordinator, project iLearn
Since 09/2017
PostDoc at DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education, member of IDeA (Individual Development and Adaptive Education)
PhD in Psychology at Free University of Berlin
“Reading Preparation – The Development of Lexical Representations in Pre-Literates”
Certified observer of and counselor for (CLASS toddler) kindergarten teachers
08/2013 – 10/2016
PhD student Max Planck Institute for Human Development (Sascha Schroeder)
M.Sc. IECL: Experimental und Clinical Linguistics, University of Potsdam
“Psycholinguistic Abilities of Bi- and Multilingual 3rd Grade Students”
B.A. Psychology/ Literature, University of Erfurt

Research Interests

  • Development of conceptual knowledge and its connection to reading and divergent thinking
  • Individualized learning and reading intervention of students in elementary school
  • Diagnostic processes in the identification of children with reading difficulties


Publications (DIPF database of publications)

List of publication (PDF)

last modified May 12, 2021