Prof. Dr. Heiner Barz

Head of Department

Building: 23.03.01. Room: 90
Universitätsstraße 1, 40225 Düsseldorf
Fon: +49 (0) 211 81 - 15002
Fax: +49 (0) 211 81 - 14961
E-Mail: barzphil.uni-duesseldorfde

Curriculum Vitae

  • 1992 PhD: "Epistemological and empirical aspects of Waldorf education" at Ruprecht-Karls-University in Heidelberg
  • 1992-1998 Scientific Assistant - Prof. Rudolf Tippelt department of philosophy and education at Albert-Ludwigs-University in Freiburg
  • 1998-1999 Visiting assistant professor for education at Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt a.M.
  • 1999 Postdoctoral qualification: "Adult education and social background. Theoretical and empirical approaches to social background in the field of further education practice" at Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg
  • 1999-2001 Visiting assistant professor for pedagogic, main focus on youth research at Ludwig-Maximilians-University München
  • 2001-2002 Visiting assistant professor for education, main focus on educational research at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf
  • 2002-present Professor for education at Heinrich-Heine-University Düsseldorf


Professional activities

Initiator and head of several research projects in the following fields:

  • Educational research
  • eLearning
  • Educational management, educational marketing
  • Progressive education, education reform
  • Health education
  • Financing education
  • Youth research (youth and changing values, religion)

18 years of teaching experience on academic level

Memberships: Deutsche Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Soziologie, Deutscher Hochschulverband