Prof. Dr. Bernhard Ertl

Erziehungswissenschaft mit dem Schwerpunkt Lernen und Lehren mit Medien
Building 33/300, Room 2319
+49 89 6004 3096

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Ertl

Consultation Hours: after prior notification

Research Focus

Improving Learning with Media

  • Tools, Strategies und Methods
  • Whilst considering individual Differences und Preferences ( z. B. Knowledge, Gender)
  • In a use case of school, university and businesses

Learning, Achievement, Careers

  • Factors regarding digital literacy
  • Digital divide
  • Intersectionality and equity of opportunities


  • Methods und Models
  • Evidence-based policy making


  • 2012 Habilitation with the Venia Empirical Educational Research and Teaching-Learning Research at the University of the Bundeswehr Munich. Title of the habilitation thesis: Promotion of common knowledge construction in net-based scenarios with knowledge schemas and cooperation scripts
  • 2003 Ph.D. phil. at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich. Title of the dissertation: Cooperative learning in videoconferencing: Promotion of individual and joint learning success through externally represented structure offers
  • 1998 Diploma in computer science with a focus on pedagogy at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University in Munich. Title of the thesis: Graphical structuring tool for Telelearning environments in JAVA

Professional Background

  • Since 2016 Professor of Educational Sciences focused on Learning and Teaching with Media at the faculty for human sciences at University der Bundeswehr Munich.
  • 2014 - 2016 Professor of technology-based Learning to the Department of interactive media and educational technologies at Donau-University Krems.
  • 2012 – 2014 "Akademischer Oberrat" and assisstant professor. Media Lab Officer of the faculty of human sciences at University der Bundeswehr Munich.
  • 2006 – 2012 Research Assistant / "Akademischer Rat" to the dean's office of the faculty of Education at University der Bundeswehr Munich.
  • 1999 – 2006 Research Assistant to the Chair of empirical Pedagogics und educational Psychology at Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich.

Research projects and Lectureships abroad

  • 2014 – 2016 Professor at Donau-University Krems
  • 2009 -2015 Lectureship at Karl-Franzens-University, Graz
  • 2009/2010 DAAD Project-related exchange of persons program, Heraklion, Greece
  • 2005: DAAD University Advisory Programme, Teheran, Iran
  • 1998 Exchangetrimester at Universiteit Twente, Enschede, Netherlands (ERASMUS-funded): Study of Education and Computer Science