Prof. Dr. Claus H. Carstensen

Office hours: Thursday, 11-13
Please register via e-mail (claus.carstensen(at)

Members of staff

Katja Buntins - Research assistant 

Staff at the National Educational Panel Study (NEPS),
Units Methods of Competency Assessment and
Competency development in the life course
(headed by Prof. Dr. Carstensen and Prof. Dr. Artelt):

Mareike Burger - Research assisant - PIAAC-L

Luise Fischer - Scaling and test design

PD Dr. Timo Gnambs - Scaling and test design

Florian Kopp - Scaling and test design

Theresa Rohm- Scaling and test design

Tabea Durda - Scientific coordination

Karin Gehrer - Language competencies 

Dr. Kathrin Lockl - Meta cognition and operational head

Carina Lux - Scientific coordination

Dr. Shally Novita - Scientific coordination

(non staff) doctoral students

Angelika Rüb  - Bamberg Graduate School for Social Sciences (BAGSS)

Yi-Jhen Wu  - Bamberg Graduate School for Social Sciences (BAGSS)

Student assistants

Micha Freund - NEPS, competence scaling and test design

Yanko Georgiev - NEPS, test design

Felix Barginda - Tutoring

Anna Scharl - NEPS, competence scaling and test design

Eva Rothang - PIAAC-L

Contact details

Stefanie Palme

Wilhelmsplatz 3, R. 137
96047 Bamberg
Tel.: +49-951-863-3516
Fax: +49-951-863-3926
E-Mail: stefanie.palme[at]

Former staff

Odin Jost - research assisstant

Carmen Köhler - Research assistant (07/2012 - 09/2015)

Dr. Ingrid Koller - Scaling and test design, NEPS (03/2014 - 11/2014)

Kerstin Haberkorn - Methods of competency assessment 11/2011 - 07/2014

Maike Krannich - Research assistant  09/2013 - 06/2014

Dr. Steffi Pohl - Methods of competency assessment 10/2009 - 09/2013

Eunike Wetzel, research assistent 01/2011 - 04/2013

Purya Baghaei Moghadam, Ph.D., AvH-foundation scholar, 02/2010 - 09/2010