Pädagogische Hochschule Schwäbisch Gmünd
University of Education, Germany

ScienceMath- contact person:

Prof. Dr. Astrid Beckmann

professor for mathematics and mathematics education,
Department of mathematics and computer science,
Prorector for research, development and international relations

Contact: astrid.beckmann (at) ph-gmuend.de

Scientific assistant:

Simon Zell

Teacher examination in mathematics and physics

Contact: simon.zell (at) ph-gmuend.de

The University of Education Schwäbisch Gmünd is a small scientific university. It is located in Schwäbisch Gmünd, a southern German town with about 60000 inhabitants. It´s main activity is teacher training for primary, secondary and special needs education and, in collaboration with the Aalen University of Applied Sciences, for vocational education. It offers upgrade study programs in computer science, media pedagogy, intercultural and early childhood education, and health promotion. The special fields are initial and in-service teacher training in nearly all subjects. There are Promotion (Dr./ PhD)- and Habilitation-programs with manifold activities in educational research and empirical studies in many disciplines including mathematics, science, and interdisciplinary education. The University of Education cooperates with schools, universities, institutions and companies of the region and international. The familiar atmosphere of the small University with about 2400 students, 43 professors and about 35 members of the scientific or teacher staff offers individual care and good study conditions.

The University of Eductaion Schwäbisch Gmünd is the co-ordniating institution of the ScienceMath-project.