Junior Professor Dr. Christiane Bertram

 Academic and Professional Career

since 02/2017

Junior Professor for Teaching Methodology of Social Sciences
Binational School of Education, University of Konstanz

  • Development and establishment of an interdisciplinary research field to capture and promote historical expertise at the University of Konstanz
  • Main field of research: Oral History, eyewitnesses, learning and teaching with digital media, competence measurement, action-oriented learning and teaching scenarios
  • Development of the Binational School of Education (BiSE) i.a. in the board: subproject leadership: "Redesigning Teaching Methodology" and "Area Didactics".
09/2010 - 01/17

Research Associate, PhD Student and Postdoc
Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology, University of Tübingen

  • PhD project funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research: "Chances and Risks of Oral History Interviewees. A Randomized Intervention Study in History Lessons".
  • Initiation and implementation of empirical research projects to collect and promote historical expertise (i.a. "HiTCH" (Historical Thinking Competencies in History) and "QQM" (Quality and Quantity of mBook usage in history lessons)).
09/2004 - 08/10

Secondary School Teacher (Subjects: German, History),
Friedrich-List-Gymnasium, Reutlingen

07/2000 - 08/04  Marketing Manager
T-Systems International GmbH, Deutsche Telekom AG, Frankfurt a.M.
09/1999 - 07/00 Assistence Marketing & Services
Computerwoche Verlag GmbH, Außenstelle Frankfurt a.M.
09/1998 - 08/99 Branch Office Manager
Foundation "Akademie für gesprochenes Wort", Stuttgart
09/1996 - 07/98 Preparatory Period for Secondary-School Teachers
Staatliches Seminar für Didaktik und Lehrerbildung, Tübingen.
10/1987 - 05/96

Study: German, History and Educational Science
Eberhard-Karls-Universität in Tübingen


03/2020 Dr. K. H. Eberle-Award of the University of Konstanz 2020
together with Prof. Dr. Aleida and Prof. Dr. Jan Assmann for the project "Civic strength (Gemeinsinn). Political challenges and cultural practices".
03/2018 Publication Award of the Society for Empirical Educational Research (GEBF) 2018
in the young researcher category
12/2016 Tandem-Fellowship „Excellence in Teaching“ 2016
„Innovation in Academic Teaching“ of the Baden-Württemberg-Foundation, together with Prof. Dr. Doreen Bryant (University of Tübingen) for the project „Theater History Language. A combined education and training for history lessons with drama-education methods"