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Akad. Dir. Klaus König


Klaus König has been Akademischer Direktor at the Chair of Didactics of Religion, Catechetics, and Religious Education at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt since 1995.

Klaus König

Name: Akad. Dir. Klaus König
Address: Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
Pater-Philipp-Jeningen-Platz 6
85072 Eichstätt
Germany
Building: Ulmer Hof
Room: UH-108a
Tel.: +49 8421 93-21424
Fax: +49 8421 93-214240
E-mail: klaus.koenig(at)ku-eichstaett.de

Office hours


  • By appointment (please arrange an appointment by e-mail)

Résumé


1959

 

Born in Giessen

1978

 

Abitur (university entrance qualification) in Alsfeld / Oberhessen

1978-1983

 

 

Studied Catholic theology and history teaching for secondary school (Gymnasium) at Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

1984-1985

 

National service

1985-1986

 

Teacher training

1986-1989

 

Teacher at secondary schools (Gesamtschulen) in Hesse

1989-1994

 

Research associate at the Chair of Catholic Religious Education at Justus Liebig University Giessen

1995-present     

Akademischer Direktor at the Chair of Didactics of Religion, Catechetics, and Religious Education at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt

 

Research interests


Information on Klaus König’s research projects is available in the KU’s research database.

Klaus König’s work covers the following topics: 

  • Religious learning in the context of history
  • Music in religious studies classes
  • Religious studies teaching and religious culture
  • Textbooks for religious studies for use in Mittelschule in Bavaria

Detailed information is available in German here.

Publications


A complete list of publications is available on the KU’s publication server. Information on Klaus König’s book publications is available here. The listed publications are available in German.

Courses (in German)


Regular courses:

  • Basismodul Religionsdidaktik. Unterrichtsfach GS / MS / RS / Gym sowie Tripeldidaktik  (seminar)
  • Aufbaumodul Religionsdidaktik für GS / MS / RS (seminar)
  • Unterrichtspraxis 1 - 3 für GS / MS / RS / Gym (seminar)
  • Fachreflexion / Orientierungskurs Katholische Theologie (seminar)
  • Religionspädagogik als Begleitveranstaltung zum Schulpraktikum (seminar)
  • BA-/MA-Kolleg (seminar)

Memberships and committee work


Memberships in academic associations

Roles at the University

  • Member of the Faculty Council (winter semester 2015/16 to summer semester 2017)
  • Member of the KU’s Center for Teacher Education and Education Research (KU ZLB)
  • Member of boards of examiners at the KU