Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology


The Hector Research Institute of Education Sciences and Psychology focuses on the individual, social and institutional determinants of learning processes. 



08.05.2018 - Press release: Offering the best possible support to young teachers. Studies conducted by the Universities of Tübingen and Freiburg examine the professional development of beginning teachers.

05.05.2018 - Brent Roberts (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Kou Murayama and Michiko Sakaki (both University of Reading, UK) will be guests at the Hector Research Institute from 5 to 19 May.

26.04.2018 - Today starts the Annual Scientific Conference "Digitization and Education: Potentials and Challenges from the Perspective of Educational Research" of the LERN Research Network at the Leibniz-Institut für Wissensmedien with the participation of several members of the Hector Research Institute.

11.04.2018 - Ulrich Trautwein, Waltraud Schreiber (University of Eichstätt) and Clemens Hillenbrand (University of Oldenburg) have raised funds from the Federal Ministry of Education and Research. The project "inKLUsiv Geschichte lehren: Ein blended-learning-Konzept für die Lehrkräftefortbildung (KLUG)" [Teaching History inclusively: A blended learning concept for teacher training] will receive around 160,000 € (Tübingen share) until March 2021.


05.04.2018 - Brent Roberts, a personality researcher at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, has been a Distinguished International Professor at the Hector Research Institute since early 2018. Previously, he had the same function primarily at the LEAD Graduate School & Research Network, financed by the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science.


02.04.2018 - Benjamin Fauth, together with Jasmin Decristan (University of Wuppertal) and Hanna Dumont (DIPF), has successfully applied for funding from the Robert Bosch Foundation. The project "Adaptivität und Unterrichtsqualität im individualisierten Unterricht" [Adaptivity and Teaching Quality in Individualized Learning Environments] will be funded with 260.000 € for the duration of three years (starting in April 2018).

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