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Professor Manfred Prenzel


Professor of Empirical Education Research Related to Teacher Education at the University of Vienna

About Manfred Prenzel

Manfred Prenzel studied education, psychology and sociology at LMU Munich, going to on research and teach these subjects in Regensburg and Kiel, and at TU Munich. His work focuses on teaching patterns, learning processes, learning successes, the professionalism of teachers, educational monitoring, international comparisons between school performance, quality assurance and quality development. He has led the Centre for Teacher Education at the University of Vienna since 2018. Manfred Prenzel is a member of the National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech).

Further information


Focus areas within the High-Tech Forum: agility in the innovation system (discussion paper, PDF), innovation and qualification (discussion paper, PDF), social innovations (discussion paper, PDF)