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Prof. Dr. Dirk Richter

Professorship of Educational Research in the Educational Sciences


Campus Golm
Karl-Liebknecht-Straße 24-25
house 24, room 2.82
14476 Potsdam


consulting hours
Appointments for Zoom can be booked with the following link:

Research Interests

  • Cooperation of teachers
  • Professional learning of teachers
  • Utilization and effects of professional development and continuing educational programs
  • Cross- and lateral entry into the teaching profession
  • Qualification of refugee teachers
  • Informal learning of teachers
  • Teaching and learning with virtual reality

Committee activities

  • Chair of the Examination Board for Educational Sciences at Secondary Level I / II (University of Potsdam)
  • Member of the Study Commission for Educational Sciences at Secondary Level I / II (University of Potsdam)
  • Chairman of the AG Weiterbildung of the ZeLB (University of Potsdam)

Member of Professional Associations

  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
  • Society for Empirical Educational Research (GEBF)
  • Working group for Empirical Educational Research (AEPF)


  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board "Schule" of the Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport (State of Brandenburg)
  • Member of the scientific advisory board of the Institute for School Quality of the states of Berlin and Brandenburg
  • Member of the jury of the German School Award
  • Co-director of the Networking and Transfer Office for Learning and Teaching in the Digital World
  • Co-editor of the journal "Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft"