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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


Selected Publications

Klusmann, U., Richter, D. & Lüdtke, O. (in press). Teachers‘ emotional exhaustion is negatively related to students’ achievement: Evidence from a large-scale assessment study. Journal of Educational Psychology.
Klusmann, U., Kunter, M., Voss, T. & Baumert J. (2012). Berufliche Beanspruchung von angehenden Lehrkräften: Die Effekte von Persönlichkeit, praktischer Erfahrung und professioneller Kompetenz. [Emotional exhaustion and job satisfaction of beginning teachers: The role of personality, educational experience and professional competence.] Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie, 26, 275-290. doi: 10.1024/1010-0652/a000078
Klusmann, U., Trautwein, U., Lüdtke, O., Kunter, M. & Baumert, J. (2009). Eingangsvoraussetzungen beim Studienbeginn: Werden die Lehramtskandidaten unterschätzt? [Cognitive and Psychosocial Characteristics upon Entry into Teacher Training: Are Teacher Candidates Underestimated?] Zeitschrift für Pädagogische Psychologie, 23, 265-278. doi: 10.1024/1010-0652.23.34.265
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. doi: 10.1037/0022-0663.100.3.702
Klusmann, U., Kunter, M., Trautwein, U., Lüdtke, O. & Baumert, J. (2008). Engagement and emotional exhaustion in teachers: Does the school context make a difference? Applied Psychology: An International Review, 57, 127-151. doi: 10.1111/j.1464-0597.2008.00358.x

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