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Prof. Dr. Daniel Mark Eberhard - Résumé

born 1976


  • 1996-1997 Studied philosophy and Catholic theology at Augsburg University
  • 1997-2002 Studied teaching for Realschule (Mathematics/Music) at Augsburg University; completed degree program with first state examination (1. Staatsexamen); 2001-2002 Graduate assistant at the Chair of Music Education at Augsburg University

Professional career

   Music school

  • 1998-2001 Teaching at a music school (one-to-one and group lessons)


  • 2002-2005 Teaching at Gymnasium (academic secondary school qualifying for university)
  • 2005/2006 Shortened teacher training and second state examination (2. Staatsexamen)
  • 2006-2007 Teaching (Studienrat) at Realschule (intermediate secondary school offering an expanded general education)


  • 2002-2007 Lecturer at the Chair of Music Education at Augsburg University
  • 2004/2005 Lecturer at Nuremberg-Augsburg University of Music
  • 2007-2014 Research associate at the Chair of Music Education at Augsburg University
  • 2010 Doctoral studies supervised by Prof. Dr. Rudolf-Dieter Kraemer on the topic of "Ursachen von Unterrichtsstörungen im Fach Musik” (Causes for classroom disruptions in the subject Music)
  • 2013 Graduating from the Bavarian academic continuing education program "ProfiLehre" with "Zertifikat Hochschullehre Bayern"
  • 2013/2014 WS Temporary Professor for Music Education with focus on “Digital Media” at the Leopold-Mozart-Zentrum at Augsburg University
  • 2014 WS - 2015 WS Lecturer (Akademischer Rat) at the Chair of Music Education at Augsburg University
  • 2014 SS – 2015/16 WS Visiting Professor for music education at Berlin University of the Arts
  • Since October 1, 2015: Professor of Music Education at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
  • 2018 Offered Professorship of Music Education at the Pädagogische Hochschule Weingarten (declined)


  • Professional activity as musician, please see Artistic practice
  • Lecturer, please see Advanced training and workshops
  • Author and speaker, please see publications and speeches and poster presentations
  • Activities in associations, please see memberships and functions
  • Expert evaluator for the Bavarian Ministry of Science and the Arts and the Bavarian Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs, the State Institute for School Quality and Educational Research Munich, the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), the Habilitationsforum Fachdidaktik & Unterrichtsforschung at the University of Graz, b:em (Beiträge empirischer Musikpädagogik) and others; reviewer in diverse appointment procedures; juror for “Jugend musiziert”, the art prize of the district of Augsburg, etc.

Research interests and professional focus areas

  • Empirical classroom research
  • Regional research in music education
  • Methodology of music education, in particular: Didactics of popular music
  • Heterogeneity/Diversity and inclusion
  • Extracurricular music education