Short profile

Marco Kalz is full professor of technology-enhanced learning at the Heidelberg University of Education. He is also affiliated to the UNESCO chair of open education of the Open University of the Netherlands. His research interest lies on the use of open education, pervasive technologies and formative assessment to support self-directed lifelong learning. He has published more than 100 peer-reviewed publications. Marco is a fellow of the Interuniversity Center for Educational Sciences (ICO) and the Dutch research school on information and knowledge systems (SIKS). He is elected president of the European Association of Technology-Enhanced Learning (EA-TEL) (EATEL), director of the study program on E-Learning and Media Education, co-director of the Education for Sustainable Development Center and board member of the International Alliance to Advance Learning in the Digital Era. Over the last 5 years he could secure approx. 2 Mio EUR of research funding for his institution. Besides European projects he was and is regularly involved in educational innovation projects with partners inside and outside of his institutions.

  • present04/2018

    Full professor of technology-enhanced learning

    Heidelberg University of Education, Heidelberg, Germany

  • 03/201804/2015

    Full professor and UNESCO chair of Open Education

    The Open University of the Netherlands, Heerlen, The Netherlands

  • 03/201505/2013

    Associate Professor

    Open University of the Netherlands, Heerlen, The Netherlands

  • 04/201310/2009

    Post-Doc/Assistant Professor

    Open University of the Netherlands, Heerlen, The Netherlands

  • 09/200902/2006

    PhD researcher

    Open University of the Netherlands, Heerlen, The Netherlands

  • 01/200601/2004

    Researcher

    Fernuniversität in Hagen, Hagen, Germany

  • 12/200307/2002

    Researcher

    University of Duisburg, Duisburg, Germany

  • Dr. 10/2009

    PhD Educational Technology

    Open University of the Netherlands, Heerlen, The Netherlands

  • MA 04/2003

    Master of Multimedia Didactics

    University of Nuremberg-Erlangen, Nuremberg, Germany

  • MA 11/2000

    First State Examination for Teachers

    University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany