Klusmann, Uta

Uta Klusmann

Prof. Dr., Dipl.-Psych.
Ed. Research and Ed. Psychology


phone +49-(0)431-880-3090
address Olshausenstraße 62, D-24118 Kiel
room 35a


2008 PhD in Psychology, Free University Berlin
2004 Diplom (Ger.) in Psychology, Free University Berlin
1999 - 2004 Studies in Psychology at Free University Berlin

Professional Activity

since 2012 Deputy Head of Department Educational Research and Educational Psychology, IPN - Leibniz-Institute for Science and Mathematics and Professor for Educational Science at Kiel University
2010 - 2012 Assistant Professor, Department of Educational Psychology, Kiel University
2005 - 2010 Research Scientist, Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Center for Educational Research, Berlin
2004 Research Scientist, Technical University of Dresden, Department of Clinical Psychology

Research Interests

Teachers' professional competence
Occupational well-being in schools
Career choice

Current Projects

STePS - Student Teacher Professional Development Study
Keila - The Development of professional competence in pre-service mathematics and science teacher education
Soko-L - Pre-service teachers’ social and emotional competences

Selected Publications

Schmidt, J., Klusmann, U., Lüdtke, O., Möller, J. & Kunter, M. (2017). What makes good and bad days for beginning teachers? A diary study on daily uplifts and hassles. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 48, 85-97.
Klusmann, U., Richter, D. & Lüdtke, O. (2016). Teachers‘ emotional exhaustion is negatively related to students’ achievement: Evidence from a large-scale assessment study. Journal of Educational Psychology, 108, 1193-1203.
Kunter, M., Klusmann, U., Baumert, J., Richter, D., Voss, T., & Hachfeld, A. (2013). Professional competence of teachers: Effects on instructional quality and student development. Journal of Educational Psychology, 105, 805-820.
Klusmann, U., Kunter, M., Voss, T., & Baumert J. (2012). Berufliche Beanspruchung von angehenden Lehrkräften: Die Effekte von Persönlichkeit, praktischer Erfahrung und professioneller Kompetenz. Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie, 26, 275-290.
Klusmann, U., Kunter, M., Trautwein, U., Lüdtke, O. & Baumert, J. (2008). Teachers’ well-being and the quality of instruction: The important role of self-regulatory patterns. Journal of Educational Psychology, 100, 702-715.

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