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Dieter Lenzen

Professor Dr. Dieter Lenzen
President of the University of Hamburg
Spokesman of the Universities Member Group
in the HRK
Vice-President for International Relations

1947 Born in Münster/ Westphalia
WS 1966/1967 Enrollment at the University of Münster (Westphalia)
1968 - 1970 Assistant lecturer, Philosophy Seminar and Institute for Educational Science at the University of Münster (Westphalia)
1970 “Magister Artium” from the School of Philosophy at the University of Münster (Westphalia)
1970 - 1973 Administrator with a position of Academic Assistant at the Institute for Educational Science at the University of Münster (Westphalia)
1971 - 1975 Active on the planning commission “Kollegstufe” of the Minister of Culture for the federal state of North Rhine-Westphalia
1973 Awarded Dr. phil.
1973 Appointed Academic Assistant at the Institute for Educational Science at the University of Münster (Westphalia)
1973 Delegate to the Ministry of Culture of North Rhine-Westphalia from the Minister for Education and Research
1975 - 1977 Professor at the Institute for Educational Science at the University of Münster (Westphalia)
1977 Professorship (C 4) in Educational Science (special area: Philosophy of Education) at the Institute for General and Comparative Educational Science at Department 12 at Freie Universität Berlin
1986 Visiting Professor Columbia University, New York
1992 - 1995 Elected Dean, Department of Educational Science and Instruction at Freie Universität Berlin
1992 Visiting Professor Stanford University, USA
SS 1993 Visiting Professor University of Tokyo (Todai)
1994 Visiting Professor University of Tokyo, of Nagoya, of Hiroshima
1994 - 1998 Chairperson of the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Erziehungswissenschaft (German Society for Educational Science; DGfE)
1995 - 1998 Assistant Dean of the Department of Educational Science, Phychology and Sports Science
since 1998 Editor of the Zeitschrift für Erziehungswissenschaft (ZfE)
1999 - 2003 First Vice President of Freie Universität Berlin
1999 - 2003 Spokesperson for the Vice Presidents for Teacher Training in Berlin-Brandenburg
2003 - 2010 President of Freie Universität Berlin
since 2005 Chairperson of Aktionsrat Bildung
2006 Member of the High Level Expert Group on Science Education of the European Commission
since 2007 Vice-President International Affairs German Rectors’ Conference
since 2010 President of the Univerity of Hamburg
since 7/2012 Spokesman of the Universities Member Group in the HRK