Prof. Dr. em. Horst Weishaupt




Curriculum Vitae

Since 2016
honorary member of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft
2013 – 2016
Rudollf-Carnap-Professorship at the Bergische Universität Wuppertal
2008 – 2013
on leave, formerly Director of the Department of Educational Governance at the DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education in Frankfurt am Main
2005 – 2008
head of the center for educational research and teacher education at Wuppertal University
2004 – 2008
Professor for empirical educational research at Bergische Universität Wuppertal
1992 – 2004
professorship for empirical educational research at the Pädagogische Hochschule Erfurt/Mühlhausen (which became Erfurt University in 2001)
doctoral degree in educational science
1974 – 1992
academic staff member in the department for economy, DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education in Frankfurt am Main
diploma in educational science
1968 – 1973
studied educational science/pedagogy at Johann-Wolfgang-Goethe University in Frankfurt am Main, minor subjects psychology, sociology, music and Protestant theology
1967 – 1968
teacher at a general primary and lower secondary school in Darmstadt
1963 – 1967
studied at teacher training college, Pädagogisches Fachinstitut in Jugenheim/Bergstr. Acquired a teaching diploma for public sector schools for the subjects of music, arts. (higher education qualification for respective subjects was acquired by completing exam with distinction)

Research Interests

  • disparities in the German school system – statistical analyses (focus on Hesse and Rhineland Palatinate)
  • effects of demographic changes on education
  • municipal educational monitoring
  • school organisation and development
  • educational planning
  • geographical aspects of the education system
  • teacher research
  • situation of educational science and educational research
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