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Prof. Dr. Raphael Zender


Campus Golm
House 70
Room 1.15

University of Potsdam
Department of Computer Science
An der Bahn 2
14476 Potsdam


consulting hours
Appointments can be made via e-mail.

Curriculum Vitae

Raphael Zender was responsible for various teaching and research tasks at the Chair of Complex Multimedia Application Systems at the University of Potsdam until September 2021. He led the VR/AR-related research projects at the chair, is vice speaker of the educational technologies section of the Gesellschaft für Informatik (GI) and initiator of the GI working group VR/AR-Learning. Since October 2021, he is Professor for Didactics of Computer Science | Informatics and Society at the Humboldt University of Berlin. In addition, he continues to be responsible for coordinating the BMBF-funded, interdisciplinary research project HandLeVR at the University of Potsdam, which investigates the use of VR in action-oriented learning scenarios in vocational training.

Scientific focus

  • Educational Technologies
  • Learning and teaching with VR & AR
  • Educational technology infrastructures
  • Interoperability in heterogeneous environments
  • Service-oriented architectures