Work priorities

Together with its partner institutions, BiSE develops, coordinates and supports teacher education in the areas of study, teaching, training, research and quality assurance:

Study and teaching

  • Development and coordination of the content-related processes and administrative procedures connected with teacher education in consultation with the departments, administration and other involved parties.
  • Coordination, content-related support and further development of the occupational internships and of the courses offered in the area of educational sciences and teaching methodology in the teacher education programme (Gymnasium).
  • Checking the feasibility of interdisciplinary studies and the comprehensiveness of the interdisciplinary information offered in the area of teacher education.
  • Advice for teaching staff and students on matters concerning teacher education, development of corresponding advisory formats and information for students.
  • Implementation of digitalization-related teaching in teacher education.

Training and continuing education

  • Development and implementation of profession-related training and continuing education with a focus on digitalization.


  • Development and implementation of a doctoral programme on school and teaching research.
  • Initiation, coordination and support of school- and teaching-related research.

Quality assurance

  • Evaluation and optimization of the quality of all application-related measures and of teacher education at the University of Konstanz in terms of structure, processes and results.

Networking and presentation