Holger Burckhart

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

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