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Klusmann, Uta

Uta Klusmann

Prof. Dr., Dipl.-Psych.
Educational Research


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, 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

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.
Aldrup, K., Klusmann, U. & Lüdtke, O (2016). Does basic need satisfaction mediate the link between stress exposure and well-being? A diary study among beginning teachers. Learning and Instruction.
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.
Roloff Henoch, J., Klusmann, U., Lüdtke, O., & Trautwein, U. (2015). Who becomes a teacher? Challenging the "Negative Selection" hypothesis. Learning and Instruction, 36, 46-56.
Kunter, M., Baumert, J., Blum, W., Klusmann, U., Krauss, S., & Neubrand, M. (Eds.). (2013). Cognitive activation in the mathematics classroom and professional competence of teachers – Results from the COACTIV project. New York, NY: Springer.

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