Prof. Dr. Isolde Malmberg

Leitung Musikpädagogik und Musikdidaktik


Universität Potsdam
Musik und Musikpädagogik
Campus Golm
Karl-Liebknecht-Str. 24-25, Haus 6
14476 Potsdam


consulting hours
Anmeldung per Mail

Research and Teaching Areas

  • Music didactics and music education
  • Mentoring and the career entry phase in music education
  • Design-Based Research / Practitioner Research in Music Education
  • Transcultural music learning
  • Project learning in music
  • Integrative settings of musicking



  • since 2020, Full Professor in Music Education and Music Didactics (W3) at the University of Potsdam
  • since 2019 Vice President of the European Association for Music in Schools (EAS)
  • 2016-2020 Full professor in Music Education at the Rostock University for Music and Drama
  • 2016 calls for professorship to the Rostock University of Music and Theater (W2) and to the Freiburg University of Education (W3)
  • since 2015 chair of the Editorial Board of EAS
  • 2013-2016 assistant professor, habilitation project "Mentoring in Music" at the mdw (University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna).
  • 2010-2015 EAS Board Member
  • 2010-2013 Senior Scientist at mdw
  • 2010 doctorate (PhD) on Project Method and Music Education. Didactic-methodical perspectives of the project method for teaching and learning processes in music
  • 2006-2009 project coordinator of the European Comenius-3-project meNet - music education Network
  • 2004-2010 university assistant at the mdw
  • 1996-2004 high school teacher in Vienna for music and French; Singing lessons, choral conducting, musical projects; mentor for music
  • 1989-1996 studies music education and Romanistic languages ​​(French teaching) as well as instrumental music education (voice and piano) at the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna and University of Vienna
  • born in Linz / Upper Austria





Regular Reviewing




Committee activities

Deputy Chair of the Examination Board



  • ISME
  • EAS
  • AMPF
  • BMU
  • ÖFEB
  • AGMÖ
  • MFÖ