Dr. Silvia Förtsch

Room F21/00.76a
Feldkirchenstraße 21
96045 Bamberg

Phone: 0951-863-2497


Consultation hours: by appointment

Research Fields

  • Empirical educational research
  • Research methods
  • Gender issues
  • Professional careers in STEM

Brief Biography

Silvia Förtsch was initially employed as a research assistant at the Chair of Statistics and Econometrics in 2015. Since September 2020, she has been employed as a lecturer for special tasks at the Chair. She studied educational sciences at the Fernuniversität in Hagen from 2008 to 2011 and empirical educational research at the Otto-Friedrich-Universität in Bamberg from 2011 to 2014. At the same time, from 2012 to 2020, she was significantly involved in gender research projects such as alumnae tracking, career coaching in STEM and coaching network at the Women's Representative of the Faculty of Information Systems and Applied Computer Science. Silvia Förtsch completed her doctorate in sociology in 2020 under Prof. Dr. Sandra Buchholz.

Selected Publications