Prof Dr Holger Burckhart

Professor Dr. Holger Burckhart

Rector of the University of Siegen

HRK Vice-President for Teaching, Learning, Teacher Education and Lifelong Learning

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1956Born in Torshälla, Sweden
1976-1979Pädagogische Hochschule Rheinland at Cologne, Germany, graduated with the 1st state examination for Secondary Level I teaching in German and Sports
1982-1984Faculty of Art and Humanities at the University of Cologne, graduated with the 1st state examination for Secondary Level II teaching in Philosophy and German
1985-1990PhD studies at the Faculty of Human Sciences at the University of Cologne, majoring in Philosophy with minors in German and Education
1990Dissertation: magna cum laude, viva voce: summa cum laude
1993-1994Teaching activities in philosophy at the Faculty of Human Sciences at the University of cologne as well as at the Philosophy Seminar organized by the Department for Practical Philosophy/Ethics at Freie Universität Berlin
1994-2008Various visiting professorships, research periods and appointments at universities in Germany and abroad
1997Venia Legendi for Philosophy at the Faculty of Human Sciences at the University of Cologne
2005-2006Vice Dean for studies and teaching at the Faculty of Human Sciences at the University of Cologne
2007-2009Prorector for teaching, studies and study reform at the University of Cologne
since 2009Rector of the University of Siegen
since 11/2012HRK Vice-President for the department of "Teaching, Learning, Teacher Education and Lifelong Learning"